Why a Reasonable Suspicion Policy is Important

Does your company have a reasonable suspicion provision in your Workplace Drug and Alcohol Policy? If not, you should consider it. Your company has the right to require all employees to come to work unimpaired. You can test employees if there is a reasonable suspicion...

DOT Employment Verifications - All Now Online - SPHRR Platform for Department of Tranportation - Paperless and Easy - Total Reporting Background Checks, Drug Testing, DOT Managment
Why Having a Credible Screening Provider Matters

Have you ever thought about the credibility of your screening provider? Maybe it’s time you should start. The consequences of providing incorrect or misleading information can end up in lawsuits and huge fines. How could this affect your business? A California-based background screening company has recently...

FCRA Employer Compliance Responsibilities

Employers are faced with tough decisions every day. You work hard to advance the company. Hiring a safe and responsible workforce is part of that work. Running background checks is a safe way to help vet potential employees. However, you need to be aware of...

As 2020 Comes to a Close, We Are Grateful to Our Clients

Last March none of us thought business operations (and regular life) would still be this sideways in December…but here we are!  So we continue to take precautions and preventative measures to protect clients and employees, while still maintaining the Gold Standard of service you’ve come...

FCRA Compliance: 613 Letter - Total Reporting Background Checks and Drug Testing Services Trusted Provider
A Rundown of Legislative Changes

State legislators made several changes in state laws regarding drug and alcohol policy. Let's take a look at policy changes to keep on top of any new regulations. What Changed Several states changed or updated alcohol and marijuana policy. Here's the rundown: Alabama – Made it illegal...

Oregon Legalizes Most Drugs

Oregon voters passed measure 110 that takes a different approach to the enforcement of elicit, harder drug possession. Heroin, cocaine, methamphetamines, and more are now allowed in non-commercial amounts. The fines for these drugs will be punishable by either a fine of up to $100.00...

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...

National Safety Council's Position on Marijuana in the Workplace - Recent Announcement - Total Reporting Background Check and Drug Testing Services Company Blog
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...

Total Reporting What Is The Most Dangerous Drug? Drug-Free Workplace and Drug Policies at Work - Protecting Your Workplace - Total Reporting Employment Background Checks and Drug Testing Services
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...