Safe Hiring Expert Attorney Lester Rosen to Present Webinar on Avoiding Illegal Screening Practices

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of leading global background check provider Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will present a live webinar entitled “Avoiding Illegal Pre-Employment Screening Practices: Update on Background Checks, Ban the Box, Criminal Records, and Salary Secrecy Law” on Friday, July…

7-Eleven Agrees to Pay Nearly $2 Million to Settle Class Action Lawsuit for Alleged FCRA Violations

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn              7-Eleven Inc. has agreed to pay nearly $2 million to settle a class action lawsuit that claimed the company allegedly violated the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by failing to provide a “standalone” notice of background checks to approximately 60,000 job applicants, according to a report…

Background Screening Expert Explains How Technology Innovations Improve Candidate Experience

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Background screening technology innovations “are improving speed, trust, transparency, and ultimately, the candidate experience” to attract “record numbers of millennials and Generation Z job candidates entering the workforce,” according to experts interviewed for an article in the June 2019 edition of HRO Today Magazine. In the article…

Employment Screening Resources (ESR) National Account Executive Pri Murphy Completes Term as President of PASCO Board of Directors

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Pri Murphy, a National Account Executive for leading global background check provider Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), has completed her term as President of the Board of Directors for the Professional Association of Sonoma County (PASCO), one of the largest professional Human Resources (HR) organizations in Northern California. She…

Employers Paid $174 Million Over Past Decade to Settle FCRA Lawsuits Involving Background Checks

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn              Employers have paid out $174 million over the past decade to settle class action lawsuits that claim they violated the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) that governs the use of background checks on job applicants, according to a blog examining a compilation of court records assembled…

NAPBS and HR.com Release Results of Annual Survey of HR Professionals about Background Screening

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) – a non-profit trade association representing the interests of background screening companies – and leading human resources (HR) social networking website HR.com have released the results of their third annual survey of “How Human Resources Professionals View and Use…

Employment Screening Resources (ESR) National Account Executive Shannon Durst to Present Session at 2019 San Francisco HR Star Conference

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn   Shannon Durst, a National Account Executive for California-based global background check provider Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will present a session at the 2019 San Francisco HR Star Conference that will take place on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, from 8:15 AM to 4:45 PM, at the South…