Safe Hiring Expert to Present Webinar on Reference Checking and Verifications

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of leading global background check firm Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will present a live webinar titled “Reference Checking and Education Verification Compliance” from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time on November 30, 2021. Rosen –…

Verification Services Standards Important for CRAs Seeking PBSA Accreditation

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Policies and procedures to ensure maximum possible accuracy when obtaining, recording, and reporting education verifications and employment verifications for their clients are important for Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRAs) seeking accreditation by the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA). The PBSA – a non-profit trade association representing the background…

Walgreens to Pay $7.5 Million for Employing Unlicensed Pharmacist without Proper Background Check

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On February 3, 2020, the Alameda County District Attorney (DA) announced a $7.5 million settlement in a consumer protection action against Walgreens for employing a pharmacist for over a decade who was not licensed by the Board of Pharmacy. This mistake occurred due to a failure “to…