Common Compliance Catastrophes – Make Sure You’re Covered

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If you’re keeping up with the news, you’ve seen that not all companies – even prevalent name-brand companies – are entirely successful at managing their background check compliance responsibilities. While potential pitfalls are many, one of the most common compliance errors we see has to do with improper authorization and disclosure. To give you the […]

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OSHA Clarifies Guidance on Post-Incident Drug Testing and Workplace Safety Incentive Programs

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a memorandum to help clarify the Department’s position on 29 C.F.R. § 1904.35 (b)(1)(iv). The rule prohibited employers from discharging or discriminating against an employee for reporting a work-related injuries or illness. OSHA noted in the Preamble that in some instances, post-incident drug and alcohol testing could […]

NAPBS 2018– An Opportunity for Advocacy

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The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (“NAPBS”) recently held its annual 2018 Mid-Year Legislative and Regulatory Conference in Washington, D.C. While the conference provides educational opportunities that focus on best practices for background screeners, the most impactful activity occurs on advocacy day, when NAPBS members meet with members of Congress and their staff. HireRight […]