department of transportation, DOT, updates, changes
DOT updates and changes!

Last month (8/8/17) the Department of Transportation's Office of Management and Budget approved a new/revised Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form (CCF). What does this mean for the DOT drug testing program?? They authorized the continued use of the 'old' CCF until June 30, 2018. DOT...

hire, background screening, employee screening, background checking, sex offender, criminal history, alias search, identity verification
What’s in a good background check

What's important to include in a background check? Without being an expert on the subject or doing some serious research, it may be hard to know. Here at Blueline Services, we want to help make it easy. We want you to understand what should be included...

cars, department of transportation, drug testing, employee screening, Blueline Services
DOT drug testing can be complicated, let us help make it easy

The Department of Transportation is well-known for it's complex drug testing regulations that must be followed precisely. These regulations help keep both drivers and those around them safe, but for those who don't understand all of the regulations it can be a bit of a...

marijuana, drug testing, drug use, drug abuse, drugs, illicit, illegal, cannabis, employee screening, background checking
How marijuana is affecting your workplace

New laws regarding marijuana use have left many employers confused about what kinds of actions should be taken concerning drug testing. With 29 states now allowing the use of medical marijuana and eight states allowing recreational use, where does that leave employment drug testing laws? There...

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#Happy420: Here’s your brain on marijuana

Are your employees showing up to work high? If they are, it looks like you're not alone. A study conducted in 2014 found that nearly 1 in 10 Americans were showing up to work high on marijuana. Most work places have a zero-tolerance drug policy. And for...

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Fired over a SCREENSAVER??

We've all had to deal with the occasional #EmployeeFromHell, but what happens when that employee is your superior?? We searched through todayatwork.com to find some crazy and funny firing stories. Please enjoy them and we hope they make you feel slightly better about your own job...

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When dating a coworker gets messy

We all know things around the office can get crazy sometimes, some people are unpredictable. (Which is why it's best to make sure your company does a thorough screening of its employees. It saves us all from pulling our hair out. Seriously, that no hair look...

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Don’t let your rights be violated

Including information in background checks is very important, but excluding information is crucial as well. If certain charges have been previously waived or dismissed it is prohibited by the FCRA for those charges that are no longer applicable to be included in a background check report....