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Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn

Attorney Lester Rosen, Founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR) and author of “The Safe Hiring Manual,” will present a session titled ‘The New EEOC Criminal Record Guidance: Taking Practical Steps to Comply’ at HR West 2015 on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 10:50 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. To register for the event, visit

On April 25, 2012, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approved updated Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. “This updated EEOC guidance will have a profound impact on how employers in America hire,” says Rosen.

Since the EEOC has already filed lawsuits against employers for the discriminatory use of criminal records, Rosen will show how HR professionals may demonstrate compliance with the EEOC guidance by following a set of practical steps that identify potential problem areas. The EEOC Guidance is at

HR West is the West Coast’s premier conference for HR professionals drawing over 1000 participants for more than 2 days of learning and networking. HR West 2015 takes place at the Oakland Convention Center in Oakland, California from Monday, March 2, 2014 to Wednesday, March 4, 2014. For more information, visit


The complimentary whitepaper ‘Practical Steps Employers Can Take to Comply with EEOC Criminal Record Guidance’ by Attorney Lester Rosen is currently only available by emailing [email protected]. For more information about Employment Screening Resources (ESR), call toll free 888.999.4474 or visit