Understanding COVID Vaccine Mandates – And Four Steps Employers Can Take To Prepare For Compliance

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This year, the world continued to contend with a pandemic due to the coronavirus delta variant. Employers found themselves struggling with a number of challenges, including the utilization of remote workforces, COVID-19 testing, and healthcare costs. Let’s take a closer look at what employers in the U.S. should understand about the evolving COVID-19 pandemic response […]

HireRight 2021 Global Benchmark Report U.S. Transportation Spotlight

2021 Benchmark: U.S. Transportation Industry Spotlight

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Employers regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) were profoundly impacted by the pandemic of 2020. The impact in this vertical was a bit different than other sectors of our economy with motor carriers showing the most significant differences. Some motor carriers, particularly those who supported last-mile shipments (shipments to peoples’ homes) grew in […]

Marijuana + COVID-19 Concerns in the Workplace: How to Effectively Navigate Drug Testing

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, employers are faced with significant challenges when trying to maintain safe working conditions and administer drug-free workplace initiatives. In some states, cannabis and alcohol sales have hit record highs, as people are trying to find ways to alleviate ongoing stress and anxiety. According to the Centers for Disease Control and […]

Is Your Company Ready for California’s New COVID-19 Protection Requirements?

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California tends to be a trendsetter as it pertains to employment law, and in a recent vote, the California Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Board unanimously approved new “Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Regulations.”  These will go into effect within a few days after approval by California’s Office of Administrative Law. Major Requirements This new regulation really […]