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BOYD COUNTY, KY (WCHS/WVAH) — A deputy jailer at the Boyd County Detention Center is out of a job. William Mauk had only been on the job for about a month, when he got fired. Now he's facing drug charges, catching many by surprise. "Normally anything...

Utah supreme court OK’s and green-lights passenger ID checks

May 15, 2017 In a unanimous ruling, the Utah Supreme Court has green-lighted the investigation of passengers in a detained vehicle, overturning a lower court decision. The court held that passenger warrant and background checks can be made even if there is no suspicion of criminal activity. In 2014,...

College students may soon need drug test before enrolling in college

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 By JUSTIN K. VESTIL THE Commission on Higher Education (Ched) may soon require college students to get a drug test before they enroll in a college or university. Dr. Freddie Bernal, Ched-Central Visayas director, said their national office will be conducting a...

Real Estate agent accused in killings prompts new Background Screening Law

By: SEANNA ADCOX, Associated Press May 22, 2017 COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — People who sell or manage property in South Carolina will have to undergo a background check to renew their license under a new law prompted by last November's arrest of a real estate agent...

Why its time to re-test your dealerships drug testing policy

Why It’s Time to Re-Test Your Dealership’s Drug Testing Policy What you thought was the right action all along may no longer be the correct action! AUTHOR DAVID R. MISSIMER PUBLISHED MAY 22, 2017 Your dealership may have what many employers deem to be a reasonable policy for...

N.J. workers flunked drug tests for these reasons

BY KATHLEEN O'BRIEN kobrien@njadvancemedia.com, NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Mirroring a national trend, a greater percentage of New Jersey employees flunked their work-related drug tests last year than in at any point since 2002. But some of the drugs that show up in tests in N.J. are different...

quest diagnostics annual survey shows drug test positivity rates continue to climb

Jackson Lewis P.C Wednesday, May 17, 2017 According to the annual Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index published yesterday, illicit drug use among U.S. employees continues to rise, resulting in the highest drug test positivity rates in the last 12 years. This nationwide survey of more than 10...

Macy’s Hit With EEOC Charge Over Criminal-History Screening

May 18, 2017 Macy’s screening of job applicants for their criminal history is too sweeping and results in qualified minority job seekers being unlawfully turned away for employment, according to a charge filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The company’s screening process is overbroad in three...

Employee Drug Testing at A 12 year high

lisa marie segarra / May 18, 2017 More American workers are testing positive for drugs than they have in the past 12 years. According to an analysis from Quest Diagnostics, urine tests among the U.S. workforce had a positive result rate of 4.2%, the highest since 2004, when...

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