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Safe Hiring Expert On Background Checks

Safe Hiring Expert On Background Checks

Attorney Lester Rosen is experienced testifying as an expert witness on safe hiring. Rosen is founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources. He notes that the numbers of lawsuits, particularly class action suits, against employers over background checks are growing. “These lawsuits are most frequently brought under a federal law that controls the process of pre-employment background checks in the United States, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).”

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Due Diligence Expert Witness Presentation

Due Diligence Expert Witness Presentation

Attorney and due diligence expert witness Lester Rosen will present an audio conference entitled How To Avoid Fake Employment And Education Claims on June 18, 2015.

In the 90 minute audio conference, Rosen, author of The Safe Hiring Manual will review legal and effective techniques for the reference checking process.

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Compensation Expert Witness Testifies In Anheuser-Busch Lawsuit

Compensation Expert Witness Testifies In Anheuser-Busch Lawsuit

Compensation expert Yvonne Chen testified in the discrimination lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch brought by former top executive Francine Katz. Katz alleged that she missed out on $9.4 million in compensation. However, a St Louis jury ruled on May 16, 2014 that AB didn’t discriminate against Katz. While her base salary was half that of her male predecessor John Jacob, the defense argued that Jacob had considerably more responsibilities than Katz.

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Employment Expert Witnesses & EEOC Award

Employment Expert Witnesses & EEOC Award

Employment discrimination expert witnesses may consult on labor and employment, fair employment practices, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and associated matters. In the news, an Iowa jury awarded $240M earlier this month to 32 mentally disabled men who formerly worked at Henry’s Turkey Service in Atalissa, Iowa.

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The Courtroom & Social Media

In Elephant in the Courtroom: Social Media Don Richards writes for Lawyers Weekly that courts must create common sense and balanced rules to deal with social media. Richards is a partner at Farris LLP in Vancouver and was counsel on Canada’s first Facebook termination case.

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Employment Expert On Young Combat Veterans

Employment Expert On Young Combat Veterans

Veterans employment expert Ted Daywalt says the unemployment rate for young combat veterans could go as high as 50% in the next two years. Daywalt, president and chief executive officer of VetJobs.com, says the unemployment rate for veterans age 18 to 24 is 31%, far above the 7.7% for veterans of all ages.

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Employment Expert On Factory Closure

Employment Expert On Factory Closure

Bemis Company, Inc. announced it will close its factory in Newark, CA. Employment expert Huong Tran says Bemis had a lot of price competition from other countries, including China. Tran is with the Alameda County Workforce Investment Board.

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Economic Analysis in Employment Case, Part 5

Economic Analysis in Employment Case, Part 5

According to the forensic economics literature, we would say the best approach would be to compute the reduction in payout at the time of retirement, rather than employer contribution. This approach, however, is more complicated, uses assumptions contributing to perhaps a more speculative figure and this method is more time-consuming for the economist.

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Economic Analysis in Employment Cases, Part 4

Economic Analysis in Employment Cases, Part 4

The unfortunate reality is that for the average American wage growth has not been keeping up with inflation since approx 1975! This may be referred to as the phenomenon of the falling real wage.

…..forensic economists look to the specific earnings history of the individual, when available, and exercise judgment in determining the earning capacity that should be expected in future years.

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Economic Analysis in Employment Cases, Part 3

Economic Analysis in Employment Cases, Part 3

Worklife

A statistical average of the number of years a person will be working. It factors out the probability of death, sickness, child rearing, and leaving the labor force.

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