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Background Check Expert Talks Top Trends

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn

Attorney Lester S. Rosen, Founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a nationwide background check firm accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), will present ‘Top Ten Background Check Trends of 2015’ with Clear Law Institute on Monday, June 22nd, 2015, from 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM, ET. To learn more, visit

Employers must be aware of recent background check laws and regulatory actions that have changed how employers can utilize background checks.  In this webinar, attendees will learn about the top ten background check trends developing 2015, including:

  • The “Ban the Box” movement.
  • The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) approach to the use of criminal records.
  • The rise in class action lawsuits involving the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
  • Consideration in offshoring of background check information.

Rosen is the author of “The Safe Hiring Manual: The Complete Guide to Employment Screening Background Checks for Employers, Recruiters, and Jobseekers” and “The Safe Hiring Audit.” He is a frequent presenter on employment screening topics and his speaking appearances have included numerous national and statewide conferences. He also has qualified as an expert witness on issues surrounding safe hiring and due diligence.

‘Top Ten Background Check Trends of 2015’ has been approved by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) for 1.25 hours of general recertification credit. Clear Law Institute is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. This course qualifies for 1.25 PDCs.

This presentation is based on the annual ‘ESR Top Ten Background Check Trends’ that features a list of emerging and influential trends in the background check industry selected by Rosen. The learn more about the trends, please visit

For more information about Employment Screening Resources (ESR) – ‘The Background Check Authority’ – please call toll free 888.999.4474 or visit For information about future presentations by Attorney Lester Rosen, please visit

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