Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) Asking Employers and HR Professionals to Complete Survey on Hiring Practices

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) – a non-profit trade association representing the screening industry formerly known as the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) – is asking employers and human resources (HR) professionals to complete an industry survey on hiring practices before a deadline of…

Background Check Expert to Present Webinar about Screening Unemployed Job Applicants

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of leading global background check firm Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will present a live webinar titled “Screening Unemployed Job Applicants: Pros and Cons to Consider” hosted by compliance training provider Lorman Education Services on Monday, March 30, 2020,…

Bill Restricting Credit Checks by Employers in U.S. Senate after Passing House

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On January 29, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a legislative package to overhaul the nation’s credit reporting system called the “Comprehensive CREDIT (Credit Reporting Enhancement, Disclosure, Innovation, and Transparency) Act of 2020” (H.R. 3621) that included the “Restricting Use of Credit Checks for Employment Decisions…