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As the national opioid epidemic rages on, more and more employers are being negatively affected by drug abuse in the workplace.
Smart businesses implement background check policies to protect themselves from fraud, theft, and other liabilities that are not easily foreseen. Almost always, it works like a charm. However, if a background check policy is implemented incorrectly, it can leave your company open to legal liabilities and litigation—even if you’re one of the largest, richest employers in the world.
The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to institute a new policy: periodic rescreening of current employees. It’s an HR policy more and more businesses are adopting nationwide, but too many are reluctant to consider.
Another well-known American employer agreed to settle a class-action FCRA lawsuit in the new year. Delta will pay $2.3 million after failing to provide proper background check disclosure. In other news, the new year is the ideal time for businesses to review the...
The national unemployment rate rose in December, but could this actually be a good sign for both employers and job-seekers? TheHill.com has the lowdown.
Happy new year from KRESS! As 2019 begins, let’s take a look at some of the biggest workplace stories from last year that we predict will continue to present HR and employment challenges over the next 12 months.
For most of us, the holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year. Unfortunately, it can also be a dangerous time of the year for some.
Rolling background checks identify whether an employee was convicted of a crime, went bankrupt, or underwent any other life event that could affect their ability to optimally and safely perform their assigned job.
Convenience, ease, and affordability allowed Uber Technologies Inc. to become a staple around the world. With rapid growth comes inevitable problems within a workforce.
Most companies cover first base by pre-screening job applicants prior to employment, but what about second and third base? Make sure all your bases are covered!