Do All Background Checks Follow the 7-Year Rule?

When recruiting new employees, conducting a background check is the best way to protect your investments and ensure that you’re making the best hiring decision for your company.  Just as it’s important for employers to know what a background check looks like, it’s...

How are Employers Handling Doctor-Recommended Medical Marijuana?

With marijuana becoming decriminalized in more and more places, the nature of drug testing is beginning to change. With marijuana being recreational and prescribed by doctors, it no longer makes sense to penalize or disqualify employees if it shows up on a drug test. ...

What to Expect from a DOT Physical Exam

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) abides by strict safety protocols to ensure the health of its workers and the general public. Additionally, the DOT defines these workers who may potentially impact their safety and the safety of others as...

What is the Drug-Free Workplace Act, and Why Is It Important?

In April of 1988, the Drug-Free Workplace Act was passed by Congress to set the standard for eliminating drug use in the workplace. The act was set forth for federal employees requiring them to submit a urine test before starting their employment. Additionally,...
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