A Look Back: 2019's Big Legal Decisions and Changes In Screening - Background Checks and Drug Testing - Total Reporting Full Employment Screening Compliance
New Updates to California Fair Chance Act

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing has updated the state’s criminal background check rules. The new rules expand the scope of the Fair Chance Act and let employers know they intend to enforce the new regulations. The newest updates create worker protections dealing with...

2019 Update: Marijuana In The Workplace - Drug Testing For Weed - Total Reporting Background Check and Drug Testing Company Blog
Workplace Injuries On The Rise

Workplace injuries can cause major issues for employers. The ability to conduct business safely within the workplace is vital for a company to succeed. With that said, every year, there are over four million injuries within the workplace. These range from minor cuts to fatalities. Workplace...

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Marijuana Use is Way Up, Testing Shows

Marijuana is growing in popularity as it is being legalized in states across the country. The United Nations drug and crime group estimates that there are around 200 million people who used some form of marijuana in the last year. Medicinal and recreational use is...

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Skyrocketing Positive Drug Test Numbers

(According to Quest Diagnostics Testing Index™ (DTI)) The recent release of the DTI report shows us drug use trends and positivity by sector. This report comes out annually and has been supplying data since 1988. The numbers aren’t great and show a 16-year high in 2019 for overall...

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Digging Into The Clearinghouse Return To Duty Process

The FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse keeps records on all testing program violations by any drivers holding a CDL or Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP). Ideally, you won’t run into an encounter with this group, but if violations do occur, what can you do to get...

DOT Custody and Control Form Revisions
Check Out The New DOT Custody and Control Form

Take a look at the new CCF The Custody and Control Form (CCF) has gone through a recent round of revisions. The US DOT approved the CCF for use as of September 1, 2020. To clarify, collection groups should continue using the old forms until August...

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The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and Background Checks

The FCRA was created to help patrons resolve errors and dispute issues on their credit reports. It now covers several consumer reports, and it is critical that when conducting a background check, FCRA compliance is followed to a key. Failure to comply can end up...

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Workplace Safety Awareness

Quest recently published an article reminding everyone to be cautious in the workplace and ensure that safety measures are a priority in your workplace. We wanted to echo some of their statements and share some workplace safety insights with you. Workplace Injuries The National Safety Council (NSC)...

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New Online DOT Verifications SPHRR Platform

Just because something worked in the past doesn't mean you should use it now.   DOT Employment Verifications are stuck in 1995. Check out Total Reporting's new SPHRR (verification) platform and see how you can save a TON of time and hassle.     You are going to LOVE...