The FCRA and Motor Carriers: What do you Need to Know? Pt. 2

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In this two-part blog, we are taking a closer look at some of the pre-and post-report requirements the Fair Credit Reporting Act places on employers and how the regulated trucking exception impacts those requirements. In part one we provided a brief introduction to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the “regulated trucking exception,” and “employment purposes,” […]

The FCRA and Motor Carriers: What do you Need to Know? Pt. 1

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Most motor carriers conduct pre-employment screening and regular rescreening of drivers to determine whether they satisfy the Department of Transportation (DOT) and company requirements to bring (or keep) on board. This screening may seem like a simple task: order a background check from the background screening company, provide the screening company with the driver’s information […]

Marijuana Users Offered Broad Job Protections In DC

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This article was originally published in Forbes on October 3, 2022. A new law offers marijuana users broad employment protections in Washington, DC. The Marijuana Employment Protections Amendment Act of 2022 prohibits employers from adversely affecting the employment of any person who uses marijuana, even if they test positive for the drug. The law will […]

How Background Screening Can Help Singapore’s Financial Institutions Mitigate Their Operational Risk

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by Caroline Smith, Archan Bahulekar On August 5, 2022, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued an information paper addressing operational risk management (ORM) standards and practices. The paper, which can be accessed here, focused on good practices, improvement areas, and case examples observed from the MAS inspections. Additionally, the paper scrutinised and provided recommendations […]

Compliance Roundup: You’ve Asked – We’ve Answered!

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We know how difficult it can be to navigate the ever-changing legislation around HR compliance. HireRight hosts a webinar covering emerging legislation and litigation that impact employers’ screening programs each quarter. During the webinar, we field questions directly from HR professionals. We have compiled the top questions asked during the webinar and our responses. Some […]