car crash, drugs, fatalities, drug testing, background screening
Drugged driving is on the rise

A new study released this past month in April found that drug use was present in 43% of fatal car crashes, which now surpasses the number of fatalities where alcohol was present. Drug use and drug use by drivers is on the rise. With record numbers of...

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#Happy420: How to tell if your co-worker is high

It's 4/20 so there's lots more talk about as well as use of marijuana Marijuana can inhibit or slow down function within the work place. One of the reasons why most work places have a zero-tolerance drug policy. A drug-free work environment has helped employers see a...

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#CrazyCoworkers: “He drank the whole ketchup cup…”

Here are some #CrazyCoworker stories to add a little more fun and laughter to your week. Be sure to submit your own #CrazyCoworker stories of funny or outrageous things you've seen your coworkers do in the comments so we can feature them on our page!! Ketchupaid "There was...

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Blockbuster Employee’s Fantastic Fibs

Sometimes you just know your coworker is lying to you. But have you ever had a coworker tell you THIS many (thought-to-be) crazy lies?? Story found on Reddit.com. A Real Live Pinocchio "A few years back I worked at Blockbuster. About a year into it we got a girl...

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McDonald’s Employee Gets Fired and Goes Nuts

Nobody likes getting fired, but this employee got especially heated and crazy when he was let go. Some bystanders caught the whole crazy ordeal on camera and the video went viral. Could you imagine watching something like this go down at your workplace? Do you have any...

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Pizza Hut Driver Gets Hysterical, Ends In Arrest

I was working at Pizza Hut and one day our manager asked one of our drivers to put on his uniform shirt. The guy flips out and tries to set his shirt on fire in the middle of the Pizza Hut lobby while screaming about oppression. Then...

fingerprints, background checking, FBI, federal bureau of investigation, NCIS
FBI Fingerprinting may not keep you safe

Although many may think of the FBI's fingerprinting check system as being a "golden standard" for background checking, that really may not be the case. A NELP (National Employment Law Project) found that 50% of the records in FBI databases are missing disposition information. Not every...

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Public Transportation Safety Improvements Made

Attention all commercial bus and truck drivers, those who hire them, or anybody who uses public transportation! New protocols have been put in place requiring alcohol and drug testing for all commercial bus and truck drivers. Many are very excited about this change and the increase...