New OSHA guidelines

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 […]

Pay Equity for Women

60 Minutes Covers Pay Equity – It’s About Time

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As a leading proponent of pay equity focused screening solutions, HireRight was pleased and gratified to see “60 Minutes” feature a segment on strides to eradicate the persistent pay gap that women have struggled against in the workplace for decades. As the “Me Too” movement continues to gain momentum, recognition that women are still being […]

Becoming GDPR Compliant – Step 10 of 12

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The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is going live on 25th May 2018, yet many global companies are still not fully prepared for this new legislation.

Our 12-part blog series explores the impact of the GDPR legislation on employment screening programs in the EU. HireRight’s Associate General Counsel in EMEA, Caroline Smith, addresses the key issues and concepts you need to understand to get you and your company’s employment screening program GDPR-ready.