Use of Hair for Drug Testing Gaining Momentum by Transportation Companies

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A recent Psychemedics blog post highlights the increasing acceptance among large motor carriers for performing hair testing as an additional drug detection method for regulated drivers to supplement the drug tests that are conducted in accordance with Department of Transportation regulations. HireRightHireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background checks, drug and health screening, […]

The FTC Weighs in On Social Media for Background Screening

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A recent blog article by Littler Mendelson points to the growing storm surrounding the use of social media searches in employment screening. In a recent statement by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on the use of a “social check” service, the FTC stated that a third party social checking service “is a consumer reporting agency […]

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State May Move to Bar Employment of Felons in Schools and Prisons

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A new bill that was recently introduced and is currently being considered by the Wisconsin Assembly Committee on Education (AB 122) may resonate with employers nationwide who are wrestling with issues of hiring or continuing to employ those with conviction records. HireRightHireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background checks, drug and health screening, […]