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Automate Your Adverse Action Letters!!(and keep the FCRA off your back)

Adverse action letters are a pain in the neck, but they represent a CRITICAL component of FCRA compliance.  Adverse action letters are time-consuming, thankless, and often done incorrectly…which puts your organization at significant risk.  When denying an applicant...

Criminal Background Checks and the FCRA

Criminal background checks are vital, if not essential, to the hiring process. Sometimes you get a “hardened criminal” with a rap sheet a mile long, and sometimes you get a harmless, quirky rule breaker. Case in point: Employer ordered a background check and posted...

Salary History Requests are a Thing of the Past

Want to know the salary history of your candidates? If you live in certain states, you might be out of luck. In fact, California doesn’t allow employers to make requests for an applicant's salary history, and you can’t even use this information if the candidate offers...

Screening Out Bad Candidates

Ever wonder why background checks are important? Some employers think they are a hassle, not worth the money; but what if you could weed out a potential employee who recently cost another business over 2200 LOST HOURS? A recent case in California involves an employee,...

Why a Reasonable Suspicion Policy is Important

Reasonable suspicion testing can be a difficult policy to create and enforce. Finding good training for your management team is a must.

Why Having a Credible Screening Provider Matters

Using a credible service provider is essential.

The Employers’ Guide to the Super Bowl

Employers could use a playbook of their own to deal with the fallout from the Super Bowl.

FCRA Employer Compliance Responsibilities

Staying within FCRA compliance will benefit your company and your employees. Here’s how an employer can take steps to meet the regulations.

As 2020 Comes to a Close, We Are Grateful to Our Clients

Last March none of us thought business operations (and regular life) would still be this sideways in December…but here we are!  So we continue to take precautions and preventative measures to protect clients and employees, while still maintaining the Gold Standard of...

A Rundown of Legislative Changes

State legislators made several changes in state laws regarding drug and alcohol policy. Let's take a look at policy changes to keep on top of any new regulations. Several states changed or updated alcohol and marijuana policy. Here's the rundown: Alabama – Made it...
Oregon Legalizes Most Drugs

Oregon Legalizes Most Drugs

Oregon voters passed measure 110 that takes a different approach to the enforcement of elicit, harder drug possession. Heroin, cocaine, methamphetamines, and more are now allowed in non-commercial amounts. The fines for these drugs will be punishable by...