Marijuana + COVID-19 Concerns in the Workplace: How to Effectively Navigate Drug Testing

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, employers are faced with significant challenges when trying to maintain safe working conditions and administer drug-free workplace initiatives. In some states, cannabis and alcohol sales have hit record highs, as people are trying to find ways to alleviate ongoing stress and anxiety. According to the Centers for Disease Control and […]

FMCSA Grants 90 Day Waiver from Certain Pre-Employment Testing Requirements

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FMCSA has issued a three-month waiver for conducting certain pre-employment testing requirements applicable to employers of commercial drivers subject to 49 CFR part 382. This waiver is effective June 5, 2020 through September 30, 2020. Prior to this notice, pursuant to section 382.301(b), employers could always forego pre-employment drug testing for drivers who have participated […]

Transportation Talks podcast by Dr. Todd Simo

Transportation Talks Podcast – Are Your Recruiting, Screening and Retention Programs Optimized for Success?

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In this first edition of the Transportation Talks podcast, Dr. Todd Simo, HireRight’s Managing Director of Transportation and Chief Medical Officer provides a sneak peek into the results of the Transportation Annual Benchmark Survey results. He discusses key industry trends such as talent acquisition challenges, pay structures, recruitment strategies, mobile initiatives and top background checks […]

Flying the Friendly—and Safe—Skies

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Each time we fly, it’s SOP to be screened by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to help ensure no passenger will pose a threat to any other passenger, the aircraft, or its crew. So we board with confidence, secure in the knowledge every individual on board has passed this multi-check safety screen. But what about […]