A California federal judge recently dismissed a class action lawsuit against Lyft for alleged violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) in NOKCHAN, v. LYFT, INC., Case No. 15-cv-03008-JCS. The judge ruled that the …READ MORE
Does your risk management plan look at the risks involved in the hiring process? Your workforce is your human capital. Its value is based on how well it contributes to your productivity and profit, but …READ MORE
Every HR manager has to make hiring decisions, and most of them use employment background checks to help ensure the decisions are the right ones.
However, not every hiring manager knows the most important factors that …READ MORE
As a hiring manager, you have a challenging job. You hold two important perspectives - the company’s interest, and the employee’s rights and needs – and you must hold them both in balance for the …READ MORE
Our clients, the employers who rely on us to perform background checks on their job candidates, often also ask us for advice on how best to convey and explain the process to their prospective employees. …READ MORE
The idea of getting employers to hire more ex-offenders has gained a lot of momentum over the past few years. From the Federal Department of Justice and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on down through …READ MORE
It is well documented that drug testing can be one of the most important ways to build and maintain a safe and productive workplace. When employees suffer from drug or alcohol abuse, the consequences can be far-reaching. As an employer, how can you maintain a drug-free workplace while also respecting individual privacy and keeping costs in check?READ MORE