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Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse on Track for 2020 Implementation Date

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The long-awaited Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is moving forward as planned with a mandatory compliance date of January 2020. Employers will be able to check the database to see if a driver has had a previous positive or refusal test.  Information on completion of the return-to-duty […]

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OSHA Clarifies Guidance on Post-Incident Drug Testing and Workplace Safety Incentive Programs

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a memorandum to help clarify the Department’s position on 29 C.F.R. § 1904.35 (b)(1)(iv). The rule prohibited employers from discharging or discriminating against an employee for reporting a work-related injuries or illness. OSHA noted in the Preamble that in some instances, post-incident drug and alcohol testing could […]

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Understanding the FMCSA’s New Rule on Insulin-Treated Diabetes for Drivers

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By Abigail S. Potter – Manager of Safety and Occupational Health Policy at the American Trucking Associations. Based in Arlington, VA., Abigail is an issue expert on drug and alcohol regulations, medical qualifications, commercial drivers licensing, occupational health and safety compliance, distracted driving, and highway statistics. On September 19, 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety […]

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The Three Cs of a Great Global Hiring Strategy

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Meghan Biro is the founder of TalentCulture and the creator/host of the weekly #WorkTrends Twitter chat and podcast. She is recognized around the globe for her accomplishments as an author, speaker, and brand strategist. Meghan’s thought leadership in HR technology, social strategy, and the future of work has helped hundreds of companies—from early-stage ventures to […]