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California Fair Chance Act: Updates Employers Need to Know

For years, California employers have been adhering to the State of California Civil Rights Department’s Fair Chance Act, which governs how and when they can use a job applicant’s criminal history in the employment process. Recently, significant amendments have been made to the regulations, with the Office of Administrative Law sanctioning the modifications proposed by […]

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UPDATED: Form I-9 Now More Efficient -Remote Document Verification

Please note this article does not contain legal advice and is for informational purposes only In a bid to modernize and enhance the efficiency of the Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) process, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has introduced a new final rule that offers remote document verification alternatives to the traditional physical document […]

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Revised Form I-9 and Remote Employment Eligibility Verification

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) made a significant announcement on July 21, 2023 regarding changes to the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Starting August 1, a revised version of the form will be published, which aims to streamline and shorten the process. In addition, a final rule allowing remote verification of employment eligibility documents […]

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Importance of Auditing Employee Screening Programs

By: MyHRScreens Employee screening programs have become an integral part of businesses and organizations worldwide. These programs are essential tools for ensuring that potential hires align with company values, have the necessary skills and experience, and do not pose potential risks. However, just as it is essential to conduct these screening processes, it is equally […]

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Employer Guidance While Navigating State-Specific Cannabis Laws

The rapid shift in cannabis laws across states has prompted significant changes in the workplace, as employers struggle to adapt to this evolving landscape. From an employment perspective, Cannabis laws create substantial challenges in developing drug policies and hiring employees. This is especially true with the increase in remote workers and companies operating in multiple […]

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Prioritizing Safety and Efficiency: The Necessity of Drug Testing

By: MyHRScreens The success and safety of a company largely depends on the quality of its employees. To ensure this, employers often rely on background screening programs to confirm the professional qualifications and personal integrity of potential hires. While background checks typically include verifying educational credentials, criminal records, and employment history, drug testing is often […]

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