After listening to the speakers at this year’s Drug & Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) Conference, there is little doubt that drug testing is essential for employers of all sizes. Presenter after presenter offered hard evidence that drug use is going up.
EBI's Screening News Network Blog
If you caught our blog last week, you know that the IRS paid out billions to crooks who were filing false tax returns using stolen information. Now, two states are testing a system that could protect you from these refund robbers using two unlikely tools: your driver’s license and a selfie.
Screening News Update - October 2, 2015
- Whole Foods Settles FCRA Class Action
- Universal Theme Park Latest FCRA Class Action
- Delaware Governor Signs Child Protection Act
Security… whether on-site or in Cyberspace… is a top priority for EBI and many other companies. It’s a scary world out there. We know it. You know it. It is astounding to discover that our government doesn’t seem to know it, as well.
“Nurses eating their young.” Have you heard that one before? I have always heard horror stories about what young doctors had to go through as they navigated the first few years of their profession, but apparently the hazing and outright bullying of young nurses has been a way of life in American hospitals for decades.
Legislative Alert – September 25, 2015
- BMW settles with EEOC
- Federal Version of Ban the Box Picking Up Steam
- NYC Ban on Credit Checks Now in Effect
You have HR policies in place for a reason - especially those regarding pre-employment background checks. But if you don’t follow those policies to the “T” for every hire, you could be opening your company up for some huge headaches like the ones playing out within the Albuquerque Public Schools.
We discuss the challenges of screening around the globe with the Chairman of the NAPBS Global Advisory Council, Vivek Khanna.
I have traveled around the world speaking on the topic of workplace bullying, and I often get the question: What is the difference between workplace bullying, harassment and violence? Well, here is the answer.
As the United States and European Union get closer to finalizing a stronger version of the Safe Harbor Framework, thirteen US companies are agreeing to a settlement on charges that they misled consumers about adhering to the data security principals.