This month, Michigan became the tenth state to legalize marijuana for recreational use, by passing Proposal 1. With the recent midterm election, this likely will soon become a conversation in additional states, as well. So, what exactly does that mean for drug screening for employment purposes? According to the article
When it comes to criminal convictions, businesses have traditionally practiced cut-and-dried policies. With evolving employment guidelines and a drastically low unemployment rate, the need for giving convicted criminals a second chance is increasing, and may be a necessity. Recently, the EEOC has strongly inserted itself in the fight against discrimination
Several of our clients at ScoutLogic have had questions regarding medical marijuana users and the impact of new regulations on hiring. Recently, a federal court in Connecticut ruled that the refusal to hire a medical marijuana user, based on a positive marijuana drug test, would be considered employment discrimination. Katelin
ScoutLogic is excited to share our latest case study with MPW…a leader in industrial cleaning, water treatment, facility management, environmental management and container management services to thousands of clients throughout North America. We are very grateful to the entire MPW team and our client partner Kurt Baker, MPW Human Resources Manager, for working together to improve their
ScoutLogic is pleased to announce Cary Schneider has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Cary will be accountable for operating excellence in the delivery of ScoutLogic’s industry background check services for employers and staffing agencies. “ScoutLogic’s growth has been almost 100% reference by doing a great job for our
ScoutLogic is pleased to announce we have been designated a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) by the National Minority Supplier Diversity Council (NMSDC). The NMSDC is a nonprofit corporate membership organization that advances business opportunities for its certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises and connects them to
Experts in technology, human resources, staffing, and gig economy to counsel growing Big Data and Analytics background check firm CHICAGO – July 19, 2018 - ScoutLogic, the first background check firm to leverage Big Data and Analytics, today announced the appointment of a Board of Directors and Board of Advisors.
At a time when unemployment is at a 17-year low of 3.9 percent and 70 million Americans have a criminal record, employers are widening their search for job candidates to include people with criminal histories. This article originally appeared on the SHRM blog. Research: Employers Willing to Overlook a
Workers testing positive for cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana use increased in 2017, reports The Wall Street Journal, citing data from Quest Diagnostics. In the states where marijuana is legal, the number of positive drug tests rose — such as Nevada, were the rate for marijuana rose 43% in 2017. Positive
One of our client’s forwarded the below to us as a great reminder why HR professionals need to be screening their temporary employees including those that come via staffing agencies. Often, we find employers will have a different standard for their check versus their temp agency workforce. The below is
ScoutLogic provides a full suite of background checks including criminal background investigations, education / employment verification & reference checking, and drug testing to perform FCRA-compliant background checks.