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Upcoming Enhancements to E-Verify TNC Communication Announced by USCIS

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The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is making certain enhancements to its E-Verify Tentative Non-Confirmation (TNC) Communication process, effective September 9, 2013. Employers who use an electronic I-9 solutions with direct E-Verify access will not be affected by these changes, at this time or the near future. However, those users who directly log-in […]

Health Care HR Managers Reveal the Top Five Ways They Leverage Screening to Achieve a Competitive Advantage

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HireRight’s Health Care Spotlight is a report based on survey respondents specific to that industry in the HireRight’s 2013 Employment Screening Benchmarking Survey. The Spotlight focuses on the hiring and screening practices in the health care industry and includes survey responses from managers and hiring professionals in hospital, acute care, primary care, long-term care, pharmaceutical, […]

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So You Want to Address Medical Marijuana in Your Workplace Drug Policy?

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A number of employers are responding to the rapidly changing environment of medical marijuana laws in the United States by engaging in a review of their workplace drug policies. In fact, some of these organizations are considering including provisions in their policy that directly addresses medical (and sometimes recreational) marijuana use by employees. If your […]

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4 Best Practices for a Review of Your Workplace Drug Policies

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Many employers have been nearly overwhelmed by the sheer volume of changes they’ve seen in recent years with regards to the laws surrounding drug use in the United States. As more states pass new statutes decriminalizing medical marijuana (and, in the cases of Washington and Colorado, recreational marijuana), employers trying to understand what actions they […]

Federal Court Dismisses EEOC Background Check Disparate Impact Lawsuit

Federal Court Dismisses EEOC Background Check Disparate Impact Lawsuit

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On August 9, 2013, a Maryland federal district court judge dismissed the U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Title VII disparate impact lawsuit against Freeman without trial. The lawsuit was over supposed discriminatory background checks and was dismissed due to discrepancies in the EEOC’s expert report. However, the court understood and acknowledged the business purposes […]

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The 4 Fundamentals of an Effective Workplace Drug Policy

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To address the numerous changes that have taken place over the last several years regarding drug use in the United States, like new medical marijuana laws at the state level, many employers are taking a close look at their workplace drug policies. Such a review can help ensure that your organization’s drug free workplace policy […]