May BTW: Marijuana and the Workplace, Swift Settles FCRA Claim, U.S. Senate Targets Credit Checks, and the Candidate Experience
May 7, 2014
For those interested in staying up-to-date with the latest in compliance for pre-employment background screening and the laws that affect your use of employment background checks, follow our publication, BTW: Your Guide to Staying Out of Hot Water. This compliance resource has been created by our VP of Compliance and General Counsel, Angela Preston, and is a must-read for human resources and security professionals.
The May issue of By The Way brings you a topic rising in popularity, The 411 on 420: Marijuana, Drug Testing, and the Workplace. Angela analyzes marijuana in the workplace and the law, the difference between recreational and medicinal use, and what all of this means for employers. Read More Here.
Not too long ago, Swift Transportation finally settled with $4.4M for a claim that the company had violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Find out the results of the case and how to avoid being the next Swift case here.
The third story discusses the recent SECURE Act of 2014, related to the use of credit reports by employers and others. Read more to find out the contents of this bill and how this could affect employers.
Lastly, Ask Angela returns this month with a question related to candidate experience. Angela reviews what not to do when it comes to applicants and employment background checks. Read More Here.