A New York State Of Mind – What Legalized Weed In The Workplace Means For Employers

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This blog was originally published in Forbes on April 6, 2021. After years of debating and advancing marijuana laws, beginning with legalizing the medical use of cannabis in 2014 to decriminalize minor marijuana-related offenses in 2019, lawmakers in New York have gone all-in legalizing the recreational use of marijuana by adults.  On March 31, 2021, […]

A Look at the FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Numbers & How it Relates to Year-End Queries

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is a long-needed tool for regulated employers to help them identify drivers who are prohibited from performing safety-sensitive duties based on drug and alcohol program violations or test refusals. The Clearinghouse also helps facilitate drivers who violate these rules to receive the required Substance Abuse […]

What Employers Might Have Missed In the First Half of 2020:  From Ban-the-Box Laws to Marijuana Measures, a Midyear Compliance Update

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The first half of 2020 has brought a dynamic shift from the typical legislative agenda. Despite a pivot in priorities, many laws affecting employers, particularly those aimed at promoting job seekers’ and employees’ rights, still managed to cross the finish line.  Here’s what you need to know.

Combatting Drug Impaired Driving – An Overview of President Trump’s Opioid Initiative [Podcast]

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Listen to Abigail Potter, Manager of Safety and Occupational Health Policy at the American Trucking Associations, as she discusses the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Safety Administration and the Trump Administration’s recent efforts to combat the growing use of drug use.   Topics covered include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Summit Three part […]

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HireRight’s Enhanced Drug and Health Screening Services [Podcast]

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Welcome to this second edition of MRO Talks. In this particular episode, instead of discussing general industry news, we wanted to talk about some exciting enhancements to our drug and health screening services. In the coming months, we will be expanding our laboratory and clinic partnerships to create what will be the largest electronically-enabled collection […]