Advocacy-in-Action

Advocacy in Action – HireRight Joins NAPBS in Championing Improvements to PACER

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“Advocacy in Action” was the charge led by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) in its annual legislative hill day in Washington, D.C. More than 120 NAPBS members, including Lara MacLean, Desiree Adam, Nichole Cowell and myself representing HireRight, spent the day meeting with members of Congress to educate lawmakers on issues affecting […]

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 […]

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 […]