Information Security Crucial for CRAs Seeking PBSA Accreditation

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Having information security safeguards in place to protect against unauthorized users and unwanted intrusions that may cause data breaches that may lead to identity theft and fraud is crucial for Consumer Reporting Agencies (CRAs) seeking accreditation by the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA). The PBSA – a …

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Michigan Delays Date of Birth (DOB) Redaction in Criminal Records Until 2022

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn On June 30, 2021, the Michigan Supreme Court issued orders to delay the implementation of ADM File No. 2017-28 and ADM File No. 2020-26 that would redact the Date of Birth (DOB) in the criminal records of job applicants during background checks. The implementation date has been …

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Registration for Hybrid 2021 PBSA Annual Conference Opens on June 21, 2021

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) – a non-profit trade organization representing background screening firms worldwide – has announced that registration for the first-ever hybrid 2021 PBSA Annual Conference where attendees may attend virtually online or in-person in Anaheim, California, will open on June 21, 2021. To …

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PBSA Issues Call to Action Regarding DOB Redaction in Michigan Court Records

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) – a non-profit trade organization representing firms performing background checks worldwide – has issued a call to action to its members regarding proposed amendments from the Michigan Supreme Court that will redact the Date of Birth (DOB) in court records. The …

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PBSA Issues More Information about Hybrid 2021 Annual Conference

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) – a non-profit trade organization representing background screening firms worldwide – has issued more information about the first-ever hybrid 2021 PBSA Annual Conference that will allow attendees to select whether they will attend virtually online or in-person in Anaheim, California. To …

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PBSA Hybrid 2021 Annual Conference to Offer Virtual and In-Person Experience

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) – a non-profit trade organization representing background screening firms worldwide – will host the first-ever hybrid 2021 PBSA Annual Conference that offers both a fully virtual experience for members that prefer to meet online and also an in-person gathering of people …

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Deadline to Complete PBSA Background Screening Survey is May 5, 2021

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) – a non-profit trade group representing background screening firms worldwide – is reminding employers and Human Resources (HR) professionals that the deadline to complete its “5th Annual Background Screening Industry Survey” regarding their use of background screening services is Wednesday, May …

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Attorney Lester Rosen to Speak During Virtual 2021 PBSA Mid-Year Conference

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), will speak to members of the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA), a non-profit trade group representing background screening firms, and other participants during the Virtual 2021 PBSA Mid-Year Legislative and Regulatory Conference taking …

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PBSA and HR.com Conducting 5th Annual Background Screening Survey in 2021

Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) – a non-profit trade group representing background screening firms worldwide – is asking employers and Human Resources (HR) professionals to complete its “5th Annual Background Screening Industry Survey” regarding their use of employment background screening services no later than May 5, …

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Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) Will Continue to Strengthen Professionalism of Background Screeners

Written By Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) The Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) will continue to strengthen the professionalism of background screeners in the United States with a strict and thorough set of professional standards of specified requirements and measurements for accreditation, according to the “ESR Top Ten Background Check Trends” for 2021 compiled by leading …

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