Drug testing methods

Employers Beware: The Gray Areas in Medical Marijuana Testing

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Medical marijuana has been legalized in more than a dozen states and is being debated in additional state legislatures nationwide. As a result, organizations are becoming exposed to an increasing number of employees and contingent workers that could be under the influence or using medical marijuana while on the job, putting the safety of the […]

Common Form I-9 errors

Avoiding the Top Six Form I-9 Compliance Mistakes

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To many employers and HR professionals, an I-9 form may appear to be a simple one-page piece of hiring paperwork. However, the one page I-9 form comes with enough rules and regulations to fill a 69-page how-to manual, the M-274 Handbook for Employers. HireRightHireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background checks, drug and […]

$581,000 Verdict in Truck Crash Underscores Importance of Driver Pre-Employment Screening

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If the background check had been conducted in accordance with the FMCSA regulations, the company would have discovered that the driver previously had been at fault for causing two rear-end collisions while driving a commercial vehicle; two citations were issued for following closely in those accidents; his commercial driver’s license had been suspended for 60 days, and he had received a speeding citation while operating a tractor-trailer two months prior to the 2007 collision.

Businesses Could Lose License for Hiring Unauthorized Workers

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In addition to numerous arrests and millions of dollars in fines on businesses by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for inadequate employment eligibility programs, companies in some states must now contend with further potential penalties from the states they operate in, including the loss of its business license. HireRightHireRight is a leading provider of […]