Background Screening Blog

City of Detroit Passes Fair Chance Housing Ordinance

The Detroit City Council recently approved the Fair Chance Housing Ordinance.  This Ban the Box measure will prevent most landlords from asking potential renters about criminal history.  Landlords with less than five units for rent are excluded from the ordinance.  An...

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At the Crossroads of Reintegration and Recidivism

Last month, the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) announced the launch of “Getting Talent Back to Work,” a national initiative supporting the hiring of individuals with criminal records.  Through this “second-chance” initiative, business executives and...

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5 Quick Fixes to Your Pre-Employment Interviews

By Dave Thompson CFI Clear the background check, drug test, and pass through a series of scripted behavioral based interviews with all the decision makers. That sounds like a great process until about three weeks after hiring the candidate you find out they omitted...

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Confused on Recent Federal Changes with Cannabidiol (CBD)?

By Nick Hartman  Drug Screening Compliance Institute FDA-approved drugs that contain CBD derived from cannabis, now Schedule V Ever since the news dropped that the Food and Drug Administration approved the first cannabis-derived drug Epidiolex, the GW Pharmaceuticals...

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Ten Steps to Protect Your Business in 2018

By: Christine Cunneen With data and security breaches more frequent than ever over recent years, 2018 is the year to focus on security protection, with more effective plans to protect ourselves, our companies, and our customers. From a small nonprofit to a large...

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