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Do Higher Deposits Deliver?

82% of multi-family properties are using an outdated approach.
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Employment Screening in Canada

Our report on employment screening in Canada provides insight into how background checks are conducted in Canada, with a particular focus on the financial services industry.

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Use of the Electronic Custody and Control Form (ECCF) for Federal/United States Department of Transportation Testing

The Electronic Custody and Control Form (ECCF) is approved for use for both federal employee and DOT testing from a regulatory perspective. However, as of November 16, 2015, from a practical, logistical perspective, the ECCF cannot be used for federal/DOT testing. This is because only one certified laboratory has been approved by the National Laboratory Certification Program (NLCP) to implement the ECCF for federal/DOT testing and that laboratory is working through the implementation process.

FMCSA to Lower Controlled Substances Random Testing Rate for Calendar Year 2016

Effective January 1, 2016, the minimum annual percentage rate for random controlled substances testing, for drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) requiring a commercial driver's license (CDL), will be 25 percent of the total average number of driver positions—a 50% reduction of the current 50 percent of the average number of drivers now in place.

Affordable Care Act Penalties - What an Employer Needs to Know

As the 2015 calendar year draws to a close, employers are focusing on the Affordable Care Act, and the penalties they may be exposed to.   Employers need to know if they are liable for penalties, what triggers them, how they are calculated and how they should respond to a penalty notification.  

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