What U.S. Employers Should Know About COVID-19 Testing – Part 1

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The marketplace is flooded with information on COVD-19 testing; however, much of that information is technical in nature and difficult to understand. As HireRight’s Chief Medical Officer, I receive a lot of questions from employers about testing. What are the various testing methodologies available in the current market? When can employers conduct testing? How should […]

Testing for COVID-19 (C-19) in the Return to Work Employment Arena

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In a departure from original Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidance, the EEOC published an update on June 17th, 2020 that prohibits employers mandating C-19 antibody testing for employees returning to the worksite.  Please reference the EEOC technical assistance Questions and Answers via the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/newsroom/eeoc-issues-updated-covid-19-technical-assistance-publication-addressing-antibody-testing With this new EEOC stance, employers who are […]

FMCSA Grants 90 Day Waiver from Certain Pre-Employment Testing Requirements

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FMCSA has issued a three-month waiver for conducting certain pre-employment testing requirements applicable to employers of commercial drivers subject to 49 CFR part 382. This waiver is effective June 5, 2020 through September 30, 2020. Prior to this notice, pursuant to section 382.301(b), employers could always forego pre-employment drug testing for drivers who have participated […]

Transportation Talks podcast by Dr. Todd Simo

Transportation Talks Podcast – Are Your Recruiting, Screening and Retention Programs Optimized for Success?

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In this first edition of the Transportation Talks podcast, Dr. Todd Simo, HireRight’s Managing Director of Transportation and Chief Medical Officer provides a sneak peek into the results of the Transportation Annual Benchmark Survey results. He discusses key industry trends such as talent acquisition challenges, pay structures, recruitment strategies, mobile initiatives and top background checks […]