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 […]

DHS Proposal Could Pave The Way For Permanent I-9 Remote Virtual Inspection

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A new rule proposed by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) would permit the Secretary of Homeland Security to authorize alternative procedures for inspecting identity and work authorization documents required by Form I-9 for some or all employers. If adopted, employers will be provided with other temporary or permanent options to complete Form I-9 in […]

What U.S. Employers Need to Know About Ban-The-Box Laws

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In a famous episode of U.S. comedy series “The Office”, branch manager Michel Scott learns that one of his employees, hired by another branch, is a convicted felon. In true television form, Michael informs all employees of the incident, and dons a convict felon persona “Convict Mike”  to advocate for why working in an office […]

DC Council Advances Job Protections for Marijuana Users

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This blog was originally published in Forbes on June 10, 2022.The Washington DC Council approved a bill that provides broad protections for marijuana users in the city. The bill, titled the Cannabis Employment Protections Amendment Act of 2022, prohibits employers from adversely affecting the employment of any person who uses marijuana, even if they test […]

Negotiating In The Dark No More: NYC Employers Will Soon Be Required To Disclose Salaries In Job Postings

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This blog was originally published in Forbes on February 16, 2022. With a single Tweet, “…if you apply for my old job as a Senior Travel Reporter, you should ask for no less than $115K…,” Victoria Walker ignited the #shareyoursalary movement aimed at normalizing open conversations about pay. “I believe being transparent is one way to achieve equity in media,” said […]