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Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn

As part of the National Tribal Gaming Commissioners/Regulators (NTGC/R) Spring 2015 Semi-Annual Conference, Hudson Tree, Director of Sales and Strategic Partnerships for Employment Screening Resources (ESR), will present the session “Hot Background Screening Topics in Indian Gaming” on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 1:00 PM. To learn more, please visit

This session will help attendees avoid risk by keeping current on trends, best practices, and legal compliance affecting background checks and due diligence in screening. Employers have long recognized that screening is a mission critical task. It is important to stay current since there are new tools available, as well as an increase in litigation, regulation, and legislation. This session will review the top trends and best practices for 2015 for background checks and safe hiring, including social networking sites, the use of criminal records and credit reports, international screening, and any federal laws that tribes should be considering.

The session speaker, Hudson Tree, is a Human Resources technology industry veteran with more than 15 years of software experience focused on web-based HR technology solutions. He also possesses a unique blend of product development knowledge with a client-view understanding of the strategic advantages gained through automating and improving HR processes.

The National Tribal Gaming Commissioners/Regulators (NTGC/R) will hold its Spring 2015 Semi-Annual Conference from March 10 to 12, 2015 at Harrah’s Resort Southern California, an enterprise owned by the Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians. For a brochure about the conference, please visit

According to its website, the National Tribal Gaming Commissioners/Regulators (NTGC/R) promotes cooperative relationships among commissioners/regulators of tribal gaming enterprises and other organizations and standards and enforcement leading to consistent regulatory practices and methods of operations for NTGC/R members. To learn more, visit

Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) specializes in assisting Tribal Gaming Commissions and Agencies throughout the United States in maintaining the highest integrity of their licensees, vendors, and employees. ESR also has expertise in special compliance issues concerning tribal gaming. To learn more, visit

Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) is a nationwide background check firm accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). ESR’s SOC 2 Audit Report ensures high standards for protecting consumer data. ESR Founder and CEO Attorney Lester Rosen wrote “The Safe Hiring Manual.” To learn more, visit

Please join Egghart Consulting and ESR for a luncheon on Thursday, March 12, 2015. To RSVP for the luncheon, visit Please use the Comments box in the sign up form to let us know about any special dietary restrictions/considerations (Lactose Intolerant, Vegetarian, Vegan, etc.).