A lawsuit filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) this past fall illustrates the need to have employment drug screen results reviewed by a Medical Review Officer (MRO).
Have you heard? A new version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, was released on November 14, 2016 and employers must begin using the new form by January 22, 2017. These new changes were created to help simplify the overall I-9 process. HireRight has partnered with Dave Basham, from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, to answer your common Form I-9 questions.
What if you found that hiring a former felon could be a good thing for your company?
Or that it could even turn out to a great thing, with such a person actually outperforming other employees with “clean” records?
In light of a recent study from Harvard and Amherst universities indicating that doing so may actually be a wise decision for a number of reasons, it’s a notion worth deliberation.
Savvy HR professionals know that using an industry-recognized background checking company to help verify that your job candidate is telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth about his or her credentials is a key component to fostering a safe and more productive workplace. But what actually goes on during the background […]
Today, drug-free workplace initiatives and drug testing programs are commonplace, but are these programs outdated and stuck in the past?
Workplace drug testing began in the 1980s and has been evolving ever since. But many employers haven’t kept up with the changes and have not evolved their programs to address today’s drug screening challenges.
Let’s take a look at drug testing then and now.
Needless to say, winter is an important time of the year for the retail industry.
This is, of course, reflected by data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics, showing a sharp annual spike in hiring temporary labor.