Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn
Attorney Lester S. Rosen, Founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) and author of “The Safe Hiring Manual,” will present a session titled ‘Extreme Caution Advised: Dealing with Federal and State Laws Regulating Pre-employment Screening’ at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®) 2015 Employment Law and Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. on Monday, March 23, 2015 from 1:45 PM to 03:15 PM Eastern Time. For more information about the session, please visit http://conferences.shrm.org/conference/2015-legislative-conference/session/extreme-caution-advised-dealing-federal-and-state.
The session by Rosen at the SHRM 2015 Employment Law and Legislative Conference will cover a number of laws, regulations, and lawsuits, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), discrimination and privacy laws, numerous state-specific rules, and the 2012 U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidance on criminal records that has the potential to change the way employers hire. Attendees of the session by Rosen at the SHRM 2015 Employment Law and Legislative Conference will receive updates on federal and state laws, lawsuits, and regulations related to pre-employment screening background checks.
To avoid bad hiring decisions, employers have increasingly turned to pre-employment background screening as a risk management tool. However, background checks are increasingly subject to litigation, legislation and regulation. The session is worth 1.50 HR Credit in the competencies of HR Expertise and Business Acumen. The intended audience level is Midlevel. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®) 2015 Employment Law and Legislative Conference takes place from Monday, March 23, 2015 to Wednesday, March 25, 2015. For more information, please visit http://conferences.shrm.org/legislative-conference.
Rosen founded Employment Screening Resources (ESR) in 1997 in California and the company is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). He is a frequent presenter nationwide on pre-employment screening and safe hiring issues. He has qualified and testified in court as an expert witness on issues surrounding safe hiring and due diligence. Rosen was the chairperson of the steering committee that founded the NAPBS, a professional trade organization for the screening industry, and served as the first co-chair. To learn more about Employment Screening Resources (ESR), visit https://www.esrcheck.com.
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