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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Who knew? While I personally think many of these “awareness” months, weeks and days get lost in the shuffle, this one addresses a personal pet peeve of mine, so let’s talk about it. Do you have a policy to keep your employees off their phones while they are behind the wheel? Should you? The Department of Labor says yes. 

Several tired EBI’ers are back in the office today after studying up at the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) Mid-Year Legislative and Regulatory Conference. While conferences can be fun and great for networking, it can sometimes be hard to quantify how they affect you… our customers. This time, however, it is very clear.

For quite a while, I have wanted to tackle the issue of medical marijuana and how it should be handled under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), but finding definitive information on the topic is hard. There are tons of questions, and very few clear answers. I’ve questioned many people and I have done a lot of reading. Now I think I have finally found some information worth sharing.