Equal Pay Discrimination Lawsuits Will Make Employers Focus on Salary History Question Bans in 2020

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Several businesses settled equal pay discrimination lawsuits filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for thousands of dollars in 2019 which will cause employers to focus more on salary history question bans that promote equal pay in 2020, according to the “ESR Top Ten Background…

Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) Will Grow as International Organization in 2020

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) – a non-profit trade association representing the background screening industry – will continue to become a more global organization as international background checks become more widespread in 2020, according to the “ESR Top Ten Background Check Trends” for 2020 compiled by…

Timeliness of Service and Cost Will Remain Challenges Employers Face with Background Screening Providers in 2020

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The 2019 Employers Background Screening Survey ranked ‘Timeliness of Service’ and ‘Cost’ as the top challenges that employers face with their background screening providers and these factors will remain challenges for employers and background screeners in 2020, according to the “ESR Top Ten Background Check Trends” for…

Attorney Lester Rosen to Present Webinar for American Staffing Association on Background Check Compliance

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will present a live webinar titled “An In-Depth Conversation on Background Check Compliance” on Thursday, January 30, 2020, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time for the American Staffing Association (ASA),…

Employment Screening Resources (ESR) Executive VP Jim Crockett Earns SPHR Certification from HRCI

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) – a leading global background check provider – has announced that ESR Executive Vice President James “Jim” Crockett has earned a Senior Professional in Human Resources® (SPHR®) certification from the HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). The SPHR® certification from HRCI is recognized as a…