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EBI Named Among Best Background Screening Companies for 10th Time, Celebrates Year of Growth & Accolades

Employment Background Investigations

For the 10th time EBI has been named one of the thirteen best background screening companies in the country, as ranked by HRO Today Magazine’s Pre-Employment Screening Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings. EBI has been ranked on this prestigious list more times than any other screening firm. This honor caps off a tremendous year for EBI, which also included a move to a new office and several other national and local awards.

Medical Marijuana Laws Do Not Override Employer’s Rights… At Least for Now

Drug Testing, Legalizing Marijuana

The majority of states now have some form of legalized medical marijuana. The fact that marijuana is now going to be prescribed by physicians raises a lot of questions for employers. If an applicant or employee has a prescription, should the marijuana be considered a medication? And should patients using it be protected?

Sperm Banks Stepping Up Criminal Background Checks

Background Checks

Sperm banks give hope to couples when they feel they have nowhere else to turn. But this industry, which is dominated by a few very large companies, has come under intense scrutiny over the last few years. Several of the companies have even been sued. Some of these lawsuits are because samples have been lost, destroyed or misappropriated. But multiple families are suing a Georgia-based company in a jaw-dropping case.