Quest Diagnostics has issued their Drug Testing Index of over 3.4 million drug tests for the first six months of 2012. There are interesting results in the analysis that impact how you can find illegal drug users. Why should you care? Well, illegal drug users cost your firm an average of more than $10,000 per […]
Any workplace implications created by new marijuana laws?
Don’t Assume that as an employer you must accommodate employees who smoke Marijuana. You have an absolute right at any time in any state to maintain a safe workplace for employees and to assure that clients and the public are safe from your employees. Employees’ or applicants’ use of marijuana may raise safety concerns and motivate employers to […]
Providers Should Investigate Criminal Background of Their Employees Who Work For You
Common Employment Screening Mistakes – 1. Not demanding that vendors and other service providers sending their employees onto your premises and interacting with your clients are adequately screening criminal background of their employees and 2. Not properly auditing the nature of their investigations if your vendor alleges that investigations are being performed. http://uptownmessenger.com/2012/12/lusher-taking-security-precautions-as-police-search-for-janitorial-worker-charged-with-murder/ Recently, Lusher […]
Criminal Conviction Records in The Employment Decision – EEOC Challenges Another Corporation’s Policy
Dollar General appears to be the most recent example of the EEOC challenging a company’s use of criminal conviction background investigations on individuals. The details of the EEOC complaint are not yet known. All we know is their statement in their most recent SEC filing that the EEOC has filed a complaint against them. Earlier […]
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