ESR Webinar with NCHRA Reveals Legal Risks of Using Social Network Sites for Employee Screening

ESR President, Speaker, and Author Lester Rosen Shows How Use of Social Networking Sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter for Employment Screening can Present Legal Risks Including Privacy and Discrimination Issues By Thomas Ahearn, ESR News Blog Writer Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a premier provider of background checks and drug testing based in the…

Pennsylvania and New Jersey Forwarding E-Verify Legislation to Stop Employment of Unauthorized Workers

By Thomas Ahearn, ESR News Blog Writer In an effort to stop the employment of unauthorized workers, Pennsylvania and New Jersey have introduced legislation for E-Verify, the web-based Employment Eligibility Verification System run by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). E-Verify lets employers electronically verify the employment eligibility of newly hired employees by comparing information…

DOT Amends Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug Testing Effective October 1, 2010

By Thomas Ahearn, ESR News Blog Writer According to a recently published final rule in the Federal Register, The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is amending procedures for transportation workplace drug and alcohol testing programs in an effort to create consistency with many new requirements established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services…

ESR Webinar Shows How to Avoid Legal Landmines If Using Social Media Like Facebook and LinkedIn for Employment Screening

Employment Screening Resources (ESR) President, Author, and Speaker Lester Rosen to Educate Employers, Recruiters, and HR Professionals on Proper Use of Social Networking Sites during Background Checks By Thomas Ahearn, ESR News Blog Writer Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a leading employment screening firm based in the San Francisco area, will present a webinar featuring ESR’s…

FTC Proposes Revisions to Notices Consumer Reporting Agencies Provide to Consumers, and Users and Furnishers of Credit Report Information

By Thomas Ahearn, ESR News Blog Writer According to a news release on its website, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is proposing revisions to the notices that consumer reporting agencies (CRAs) provide to consumers, and also to users and furnishers of credit report information under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The proposed changes are…