New DOT Drug test regimen goes into effect

By | Oct 25, 2010

The Department of Transportation has enacted changes to the DOT compliance drug test regimen effective October 1st, 2010.  While the drug test is still a 5 panel regimen, it will include new testing for HDMA (Esctasy) and lower cut off levels for amphetamines and cocaine.    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that […]

Using pre-adverse and adverse action letters

By | Oct 12, 2010

If you’re new to running background checks on you prospective employees, it’s important to read and understand your obligations as an employer under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, which is designed to promote fairness, privacy and accuracy of information in background check consumer reports and investigative consumer reports.  Should you decide that the results of the background […]

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