Archive for June, 2011

Does Your Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy Need to be Updated?

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

According to The Center for Drug Test Information there are three reasons you may need to update your company drug and alcohol testing policy. 1) New Medical Marijuana laws, 2) ADA amendments, and 3) New DOT rules. (more…)

Philadelphia, PA Restricts Employer Use of Criminal Records

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Effective July 12, 2011 employers, having ten (10) or more employees within the city of Philadelphia are subject to new restrictions in regard to the use of criminal records. (more…)

E-Verify Required For Georgia Employers

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

The State of Georgia has passed a new law requiring private employers to use the federal government’s E-Verify program to verify the employment eligibility of new employees. (more…)

Massachusetts Expands Restrictions on Employer Criminal Record Inquiries

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Massachusetts regulators have expanded restrictions on employer inquiries into criminal records. (more…)

Arizona Mandatory E-Verify Law Upheld By Supreme Court

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Legal Arizona Workers Act June 3, 2011. The law requires employers in Arizona to use E-Verify to verify the immigration status of new hires. The law allows state authorities to suspend or revoke employer business licenses for knowingly employing undocumented immigrant workers. (more…)