Testing for COVID-19 (C-19) in the Return to Work Employment Arena

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In a departure from original Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) guidance, the EEOC published an update on June 17th, 2020 that prohibits employers mandating C-19 antibody testing for employees returning to the worksite.  Please reference the EEOC technical assistance Questions and Answers via the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/newsroom/eeoc-issues-updated-covid-19-technical-assistance-publication-addressing-antibody-testing With this new EEOC stance, employers who are […]

Q&A with Dave Basham – Top 6 Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the New Form I-9

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Have you heard? A new version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, was released on November 14, 2016 and employers must begin using the new form by January 22, 2017. These new changes were created to help simplify the overall I-9 process. HireRight has partnered with Dave Basham, from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, to answer your common Form I-9 questions.

Could a Job Candidate with a Criminal Record Turn out to Be Your Best Employee?

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What if you found that hiring a former felon could be a good thing for your company?

Or that it could even turn out to a great thing, with such a person actually outperforming other employees with “clean” records?

In light of a recent study from Harvard and Amherst universities indicating that doing so may actually be a wise decision for a number of reasons, it’s a notion worth deliberation.

New eBook: Background Checks for Dummies

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Savvy HR professionals know that using an industry-recognized background checking company to help verify that your job candidate is telling the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth about his or her credentials is a key component to fostering a safe and more productive workplace. But what actually goes on during the background […]