4 Phases of a Best Practices Background Screening Implementation

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When you adopt a new employee screening program into your organization, its success begins with the proper implementation. By moving through each stage—planning, implementation, training and post-launch support—and achieving respective milestones, the background screening program will have strong roots.   Implementation Phases Phase I: Project Planning and Consultation The planning phase in the implementation of […]

Minnesota Enacts “Ban the Box Law”

Minnesota Enacts “Ban the Box Law”

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Due to recent amendments, Minnesota will restrict the timing during which private employers may inquire into an applicant’s criminal history prior to employment as of January 1, 2014. The new law does not prohibit inquiring into or considering a candidate’s criminal past, but limits when an employer can do so. Rep. Tim Mahoney stated that […]

FMCSA Clarifies Timing for Ordering the Pre-Employment Screening Report (PSP)

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As part of the CSA 2010 initiative, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was mandated by Congress to provide motor carriers access to driver information contained in their Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS) so that it can be used when background screening new applicants. This new program is called the Pre-Employment Screening Program […]

Driver Monitoring Marks Future Trend for Transportation Industry

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With the new carrier rating system under Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA) 2010, it is more important than ever for carriers to regularly monitor the performance of their drivers. While ratings for individual drivers are not yet being implemented under CSA, every violation by every driver negatively impacts the carrier’s BASIC rating. Although drivers are required […]

New Transportation Compliance and Regulatory Developments

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The big news on the regulatory front in the Transportation Industry is the Comprehensive Safety Analysis (CSA 2010), which is currently in a pilot program and will go into effect nationwide this summer. As an employment screening provider endorsed by the American Trucking Associations (ATA), HireRight works closely with the ATA and the Federal Motor Carrier […]