Background Screening Firms Need Access to Dates of Birth in PACER to Ensure Accuracy and Timeliness

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Executive Director of the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) – a non-profit trade group representing the background screening industry – stated in an opinion piece that the “accuracy and timeliness of any background check is dependent on access to personal identifiers like complete date of birth”…

New Jersey Passes Laws to Modernize State Expungement System to Help Minor Criminal Offenders

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On December 20, 2017, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed bipartisan legislation – Senate Bills 3306, 3307, and 3308 – that will change and modernize the state’s expungement system and help minor criminal offenders reclaim their lives, according to a press release from the Office of the Governor.