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Alert: 22 States with Medical Marijuana Laws
There has been a great deal of publicity on the authorized use of medical marijuana over the last ten years. State laws, implementing regulations, city ordinances and case law decisions may have changed the way your workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy should read or you may need to consider addressing this issue in your policy. Legal authority is also constantly changing ... Read more...
 
DHS Form I-9: Best Practice Information for Employer Form I-9 Compliance
Most employers are aware I-9 mistakes can be very costly, not to mention that many I-9 mistakes can oftentimes be minor blunders, in other words, the paperwork equivalent to failing to dot all of your I’s and cross all of your T’s.  Employers continue to face DHS/ICE Form I-9 penalties for failing to comply with Form I-9 obligations.  It is very important ... Read more...
 
Fair Credit Reporting Act Compliance: An overview of Employer Obligations
FCRA Compliance: Employers or agents of employer’s are obligated to follow the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) guidelines; therefore it is very important to understand and to document your procedures in compliance with certain key FCRA sections.  Many employers are facing class action lawsuits for failing to comply with their basic federal FCRA obligations. In addi... Read more...
 
Article 29 Data Protection Working Party Issues Opinion on Quebec Data Protection
On June 4, 2014, the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party adopted "Opinion 7/2014 on the protection of personal data in Quebec." This Opinion assessed Quebec’s Civil Code and the Act Respecting the Protection of Personal Information in the Private Sector as to whether Quebec should be considered “adequate” under the standards ... Read more...
 
DOT Employers: Important Update
The Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance, with the Office of General Counsel, issued 49 CFR Part 40 Question and Answers (Q&A). Like all ODAPC/OGC Q&As, these Q&As constitute official and authoritative guidance and interpretation concerning Part 40. Read more...
 

 
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