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…

Employment Screening Resources (ESR) Announces Integration with Merydyan for Total Tribal Gaming Solution

Leading provider of tribal gaming screening solutions integrates with company offering paperless and mobile ready software solutions for tribal gaming industry. Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), a leading global provider of background checks and tribal gaming screening solutions, has announced an integration with Merydyan Technologies, a company providing paperless and…