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California Drug Testing in 2024: Is Marijuana Testing Up in Smoke?

As of January 1, 2024, Assembly Bill 2188 (AB 2188) has significantly impacted drug testing policies and employment decisions relating…

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Volunteer Background Screening for a Safe and Functional Organization

The Importance of Volunteer Screening Volunteering is the backbone of many nonprofit organizations and charitable events. It’s a noble gesture…

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California’s Revised (FCA) Fair Chance Act: Oct 1 2023

California’s 2018 Fair Chance Act, also known as Assembly Bill 1008 (AB 1008), aimed to reduce employment discrimination against individuals…

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“The Times They Are A-Changin” Marijuana and Pre-employment Drug Testing

While marijuana is still considered a schedule one narcotic by federal law, the national perception has obviously changed. In just…

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Drug Test Delays

Hurry Up And Wait! Drug Testing Delays

Why are drug tests taking so darn long to process? Everyone knows that restaurants and lower-wage employers are seriously understaffed,…

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Why Tenant Background Checks are Well Worth the Cost

Tenant background screening is a vital part of the rental process. While it can be tempting to get the rent…

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Finding the Value in Conducting Employee Exit Interviews

One of the ways organizations can avoid quick employee turnover is by conducting exit interviews. However, this can often be…

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FCRA Compliance

Our Role and Yours in F.C.R.A Compliance

It truly takes a team effort to comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.  Many corporations don’t realize that F.C.R.A….

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Why Background Checks for Volunteers and Employees of Non-Profits Are Necessary

Millions of people all over the country choose to donate their time and skills to causes that they believe have…

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Surviving a Background Check: A Job-seeker’s Guide

Goals of this post… To make you (the applicant) far more prepared to answer the questions found on a background…

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Illinois Employers Face New Compliance Laws With Senate Bill (SB) 1480

Illinois Senate Bill (SB) 1480 was signed by Governor Pritzker on March 23rd 2021 which amends the Illinois Human Rights…

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The Real World Includes Background Checks. Help Your Teenagers Prepare!

We spend years teaching our children how to ride bikes, play nice with others, save their money, even establish credit…

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