Annual Retail Theft Survey Shows More Dishonest Employees Stole from US Retailers in 2012

Employee theft rose in the U.S. in 2012 as more than 70,000 dishonest employees were apprehended and over $50 million was recovered from employee apprehensions, according to the 25th Annual Retail Theft Survey by leading loss prevention firm Jack L. Hayes International. More information about the survey is available at

Federal Bill Seeks To Ban Credit Report Checks for Most Employment Screening

By Les Rosen, President of ESR & Thomas Ahearn, ESR Staff Writer Employers may have one less employment screening tool at their disposal if a federal bill banning credit checks during most employment background checks becomes law. Recent legislative efforts throughout the country have sought to ban credit reports from the employment screening process. Three states —…