Safe Hiring Expert Suggests HR Professionals Use Criminal Records Carefully

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), was asked to share the best steps for Human Resources (HR) professionals to take back to workplaces following his appearance at the 2021 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference and Expo.…

Amazon Workers that Failed Marijuana Drug Tests Now Eligible for Employment

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On September 21, 2021, Amazon.com – the second largest private employer in the United States – announced in a blog post that the company had “reinstated the employment eligibility for former employees and applicants who were previously terminated or deferred during random or pre-employment marijuana screenings.” The…

Computer Technology Firm to Pay $75,000 to Settle EEOC Equal Pay Lawsuit

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On September 7, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – an agency that enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination to advance opportunity in the workplace – announced that multinational computer technology company Dell, Inc. would pay $75,000 and provide other relief to settle an equal…