Employee Credit Checks: 2010 Trends in Federal and State Legislation

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A candidate’s credit history can be a meaningful tool for screening candidates that are applying for a position that involves financial transactions or the handling of sensitive information. Employers that are trying to reduce the risk of fraud or theft frequently use credit reports for positions involving billing functions or access to cash, merchandise or personal […]

4 Factors Employers Need to Consider About Medical Marijuana

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State legislation regarding medical marijuana has created many gray areas for employers when creating drug free workplace policies and evaluating drug testing results. Even if an employer is not operating in one of the states that has legalized the use of medical marijuana, the issue is being debated in many state legislatures and could be […]

CSA 2010

Driver Monitoring Critical in Light of CSA Scoring

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Recently, an Indiana-based tanker truck driver was charged with several criminal and moving violation counts after causing an accident that killed a young man, among which were reckless homicide and causing death when operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Police discovered the driver had been previously cited three times for operating a vehicle while intoxicated […]

Six I-9 Audit Best Practices for Employers

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An I-9 audit will turn a company’s human resources department and legal counsel upside down for as long as it takes the government auditor to measure compliance.  With immigration issues at the forefront of federal, state and local government agendas, audits are becoming more and more common. Audits are especially painful because the federal government […]

5 Ways Medical Credentialing Can Help Protect Brand Reputation

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In the heath care industry, physicians are expected, and in some cases required, to report peers who are underperforming, impaired or are deemed too incompetent to provide sufficient medical care. In addition to proper credentialing and background screening, this self-reporting policy is a fundamental way for hospitals to maintain a high quality of patient care. […]

Improve CSA 2010 Compliance with an Effective Drug and Health Screening Program

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Many motor carriers today are asking what CSA (Comprehensive Safety Analysis) 2010 means to their organizations. While the fundamental safety requirements for motor carriers and drivers have not altered appreciably under CSA 2010, the method for evaluating and rating how a company meets those requirements has changed dramatically. HireRightHireRight is a leading provider of on-demand […]