Hawaii Puts Limits on Use of Credit Reports

A new law in Hawaii effective July 1, 2009, regulates the use of employment credit reports by making their use an unlawful discriminatory practice except under certain circumstances.  This will impact Hawaii employment screening background checks significantly.  See the July ESR Newsletter and Legal Update for the full story. To sign up for the ESR…

International Background Checks and International Screening for Employment and Education Verification

Employers have long recognized that conducting due diligence on new hires is a mission- critical task. Firms cannot afford to be sidetracked by employee problems such as workplace violence, theft, false resumes, embezzlement, harassment or trumped-up injury claims. Employers can be the subject of lawsuits for negligent hiring if they hire someone that they should…