Ten Reasons to Conduct an I-9 Audit Now

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Now that your Open Enrollment period is over, don’t just sit back, kick your feet up and sip on some hot cocoa. This is a great time to get all of those Human Resources files in order! As a matter of fact, you may even want to consider eliminating the paper processes that haunt you, […]

To Be Global, Act Local

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Driven by a number of factors, such as the economic growth, increasing globalization and fierce competition for talent, global recruitment and talent attraction will continue to be a key focus for many employers in 2015 and beyond. Employers interested in expanding their business beyond their national borders, or to hire talent from abroad, must be […]

Three Background Check Best Practices for 2015

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by Robert Yonowitz, Esq. and Bethanie Barnes, Esq, Fisher & Phillips LLP. If 2013 and 2014 serve as any indicator of what is to come, we expect that employers should anticipate the passage of more employment background laws in the 2015 legislative season. Within the last two years, there has been a notable increase in […]

Four Best Practices for Building a Background Screening Program to Comply With a Myriad of Federal and State Laws

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by Paul H. Kehoe and Pamela Quigley Devata, attorneys with Seyfarth Shaw LLP It is critical for businesses to provide a safe environment for their employees and customers, and to protect the company’s interests. Whether you are hiring employees, working with independent contractors, or engaging volunteers, background checks can help make sure you have the […]

Six Steps for Effective Drug Screening

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With new and changing legislation legalizing certain drug use under a variety of conditions, employers are facing new complexities and questions related to building and maintaining an effective workplace drug testing program. Drug screening is an integral part of a comprehensive background check program and helps organizations improve workforce quality and safety, reduce worker’s compensation […]