The federal government is finally making progress on years of background check backlogs, ICE extends the Form I-9 waiver for at least another month, and there may be hope for fans of TV and movies as one state issues guidelines to get filming back on track. It’s all in the EBI Screening News Weekly Wrap.
Last week we talked about how important contact tracing will be as we go forward. And this week it’s taking center stage as health officials try to keep people safe – not only from COVID-19, but from scammers too. Basically, contact tracing is the process health departments use to identify people who have come in […]
Contact tracing could be huge for fighting the virus, but timing is crucial. A popular caregiver site agrees to pay up for misleading screening claims. And the NFL makes lots of back-to-work plans, but are players onboard? Check out EBI’s Screening News Weekly Wrap for more.
Congress shows signs of loosening up on the marijuana industry, the Department of Transportation is being more understanding when it comes to random drug testing, and a huge stride is announced in the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine. It’s all in the EBI Screening News Weekly Wrap.
As states continue efforts to reopen, local lawmakers are outlining rules for employers. Florida’s long-awaited E-Verify bill is now law, even though it’s not everything the governor hoped for, and slow testing results are causing Major League Baseball to strike out. We have all the details in EBI’s Screening News Weekly Wrap.
Two states offer offenders a second chance, a pharmacy makes a deal to get out of opioid trouble, and Virginia employers may no longer ask applicants if they have ever had legal issues because of marijuana. It’s all in EBI’s Screening News Weekly Wrap.
As employers start planning their return to work strategies, there is new guidance regarding antibody tests. The NBA reinstates drug testing – with one big change, and the NFL is really thankful it asked for a background check. Get the details in EBI’s Screening News Weekly Wrap.
The Supreme Court makes a decision that protects the rights of members of the LGBTQ community in the workplace, a new lawsuit tries to stop Paycheck Protection Program discrimination, and ANOTHER Form I-9 extension. EBI’s Screening News Weekly Wrap has the details.
A proposed stimulus package could handcuff background screeners and employers, mandatory sexual harassment training, and why members of the military have a different kind of target on them these days. It’s all in EBI’s Screening News Weekly Wrap.
Another Form I-9 extension is announced to aid employers, a pilot program to stop marijuana users from driving under the influence gets funded, and the heavyweight champ tells the story of “The Whizzer.” Check out EBI’s Screening News Weekly Wrap for the details!