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
At ScoutLogic, we continue to get many questions around marijuana and drug testing as part of a pre-employment process. We recently came across this great article from June Bell published by SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) which gives an overview of the latest in litigation. Navigate Workers’ Medical
ScoutLogic is a strong supporter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). We are pleased to announce two of our team members were appointed to leadership roles for the Ohio SHRM State Council. Shannon Shoemaker has been was appointed the Director of Membership for the Ohio SHRM State Council in
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.