Is Marijuana Testing Going Up in Smoke?

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Drug testing has been part of the fabric of employment screening since the mid-1980s.  Since then, there has been a natural ebb and flow in regard to how companies regard drug testing. HireRight’s 2018 Vertical Industries Spotlight Report, based upon data received from nearly 6,000 HR professionals, found that the vast majority of employers in […]

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Clarifications on CBD and Drug Testing

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Medical marijuana has been an issue in the US since the inception on the war on drugs in the 1970’s.  In 1978, Robert Randall sued the federal government for arresting him for using cannabis to treat his glaucoma.  The judge ruled Randall needed cannabis for medical purposes.  This medical marijuana standard persisted until 1992 when […]

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How Are Trucking Organizations Combating Human Trafficking?

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By Laura Cyrus, Director of Corporate Engagement, Truckers Against Trafficking Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) is a 501(c)3 that exists to educate, equip, empower and mobilize members of the trucking and busing industries to combat human trafficking. As January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month with January 11th designated as Human Trafficking Awareness Day, the Truckers Against […]

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Top 10 Advantages of a Centralized Background Screening Program

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Many companies face challenges stemming from a decentralized approach to managing Human Resources functions. Organizations often inherit decentralized HR departments and their processes as a result of mergers and acquisitions. A centrally managed background screening program can help your organization minimize risk, maximize compliance, and provide an optimal end-user and candidate experience. Reduce Risk through […]