Author: Morgan Allred

Alcohol Awareness: Increase in alcohol sales - alcohol testing and policy at the workplace - Total Reporting

Alcohol Awareness 28 May

During today’s unprecedented times, we are all dealing with feelings of uncertainty, anxiety and concern for loved ones. Millions of Americans have lost employment through this health and economic crisis. And we are all figuring out how to cope with this time of isolation and...

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Random Testing: Who, What, And Why - The most effective deterrent for employee drug use in the workplace, DOT, drug free workplace, Total Reporting employment screening and drug testing

Random Testing: Who, What, And Why 24 Apr

What is random testing? Random testing is unannounced drug testing that should be performed at reasonable intervals throughout the year. It is one of many different types of workplace drug testing that can be performed to help enforce a safe work environment and drug-free workplace. Who is...

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The Cost Of Not Drug Testing - employee absenteeism, workers compensation claims, liability, employment drug testing and screening, Total Reporting

The Cost Of Not Drug Testing 24 Apr

Hiring practices and retention often rank as some of the most important priorities for a company and largely contribute to a company's overall success and savings. With times being tight for many organizations, it's important to examine which expenses are crucial to your organization's health. While...

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What Is The Adverse Action Process - pre-adverse action notice, adverse action letter, employment withdrawal, denial, fair credit reporting act, FCRA, Total Reporting

What Is The Adverse Action Process? 24 Apr

What exactly is the Adverse Action process? Whenever a background check provided by a third-party (such as Total Reporting) is used to deny employment, cease an existing employment relationship, deny advancement, or in any way adversely affect the subject of the background check, the Adverse Action...

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Data Purging Reminder Total Reporting Background Checks and Drug Testing Blog

Data Purging Reminder 24 Mar

Dear Clients, This is a reminder that Total Reporting can host your reporting data for a maximum of 5 years. After that time frame, all data must be deleted from our system. This includes: -All information within our software and websites, this means that this information will no...

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DOT Guidance Regarding COVID-19

DOT Guidance Regarding COVID-19 24 Mar

This guidance document sent out by the Department of Transportation provides clarity to DOT-regulated employers, employees, and service agents on conducting DOT drug-and-alcohol testing given concerns about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). We, as a Nation, are facing an unprecedented public health emergency that is straining...

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