EEOC Event Asks if Technology Can Advance Equitable Recruiting and Hiring

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn On September 13, 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Chair Charlotte A. Burrows and U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Director Jenny R. Yang will lead a roundtable event titled “Decoded: Can Technology Advance Equitable Recruiting and Hiring?” to explore potential…

DOJ and EEOC Warn Against ADA Discrimination when Employers Use Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Employment Decisions

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On May 12, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released technical assistance documents about disability discrimination when employers use artificial intelligence (AI) and software tools to make employment decisions, according to DOJ and EEOC press releases. Employers use AI…

Employment Screening Resources (ESR) Joins UKG Technology Partner Network

Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), a leading global background check provider, today announced it has joined the UKG Technology Partner Network, a collaborative ecosystem of organizations led by UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) to foster innovation and elevate the employee experience. ESR’s integration of its global background screening services with UKG…

Employment Screening Resources (ESR) and CANDA Solutions Announce Strategic Partnership for Background Screening

Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) On March 16, 2021, Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), a leading global background screening provider, and CANDA Solutions, a leading software and services provider specializing in enterprise risk management solutions, announced a strategic partnership to create the availability of an integration between CANDA’s Fresh Haystack platform and ESR’s award-winning technology…

Government Agencies Will Increase Scrutiny on How Artificial Intelligence (AI) is Used in Background Screening

Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) Government agencies in the United States such as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will increase scrutiny on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is used in background screening, according to the “ESR Top Ten Background Check Trends” for…

EEOC Asked to Clarify Authority to Investigate Bias in AI Hiring Technologies

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On December 8, 2020, ten Democratic members of the United States Senate sent a letter requesting clarification from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Chair Janet Dhillon regarding the EEOC’s authority to investigate bias in Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven hiring technologies, according to a press release…