Uber Under Fire After Fatal Accident
Uber Under Fire After Fatal Self-Driving Accident

Last week in Tempe, Arizona, 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg was hit and killed by a self-driving Uber vehicle. She was crossing the road around 10:00 pm on Sunday (March 18th) when she was struck by the car which was reported to be traveling around 40 mph. The...

5 Office Horror Stories That Will Make Your Friday
5 Office Horror Stories That Will Make Your Day

We've all had to deal with our own handful of office mishaps or #EmployeesFromHell, but wait until you read some of these stories that were shared on The Ladders job search platform blog by Monica Torres. We've shared some of them here to help your...

New employee screening Platform Updating Coming This Week
New Platform Update Coming March 7th

We are excited to announce our new navigation experience for how you use www.bluelinebackgrounds.com. We have completely redesigned the look of our platform to give you all the benefits of a more modern and intuitive way to use the system, while keeping all the same...

Maryland Establishes Law Against Drug Alcohol Testing
Maryland Establishes Law Against Breath Alcohol Testing

Following a court ruling,  Maryland does not allow breath alcohol testing for NON-DOT purposes. Whye v. Concentra Health Services, Inc. started in 2013 when two employees filed suit against their testing provider for fraud and invasion of privacy after their employer required them to undergo...

new drug testing panel for opioids
Opioid Epidemic brings new DOT drug testing panel

The Department of Transportation (DOT) announced on Friday (11/9) that beginning in January there will be a change to the DOT drug-testing program regulation. Hydromorphone, hydrocodone, oxymorphone and oxycodone are all being added to the new drug-testing panel. This means that beginning in 2018, all drivers will...

dot drug testing updates
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...

what is a good background check for employers
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...

simplify dot drug testing
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...