Day Care Background Checks required by Law in Arkansas

by Janelle Lilley Monday, May 22nd 2017 LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — One of the many difficult aspects of parenting is handing over your child to the care of another person. When it comes to placing your child in day care, you want to be 100% sure the people...

Expedite hair drug testing guidelines senators tell HHS

by LYNDON FINNEY/The Trucker Staff WASHINGTON — Five senators last Thursday sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Thomas Price requesting swift action in taking steps to what could lead to the use of hair testing for substance abuse. The letter was signed by John...

workplace testing shows Colorado pot use up dramatically

Workplace testing shows Colorado pot use up 'dramatically' Robert Garrison DENVER – Employers in Colorado are increasingly struggling to fill positions that require applicants to pass a drug test, a new report shows. Quest Diagnostics, the nation’s largest drug screening company, released a report this week that shows...

Washington county board of education volunteer policy balances safety

CJ Lovelace  May 13, 2017 It starts with an application form. On the form, applicants are asked basic information — their name, address, occupation — but also requires the disclosure of any criminal infractions in their past. In accordance with Washington County Board of Education policy, that starts...

Less Eligible Candidates due to Drug Test Failures

Less Eligible Candidates due to Drug Testing Failures By Danielle Paquette / The Washington Post In one type of test typically used to test workers on the job, positive results for marijuana surged about 75 percent nationwide over the past four years, according to Quest Diagnostics, a...

Employment Background Checks – What Employers Look for

What Employers Look for in Background and Credit Checks Why do employers want to check your background or even your credit? It could be for one of several reasons. For instance, if government security clearances are required for the job you are interviewing for, an employment...

Elderly Caregiver in Assault Video Slated to Before Houston Judge

HOUSTON, TX - UPDATE: The caregiver, Brenda Floyd is now slated to appear before a Houston judge this morning. Houston police say they have arrested an elderly caregiver that they say was caught on video striking the elderly woman she was entrusted to care for. According...

Nevada Revamping Checks on Transportation Officers after Review-Journal Investigation

The state is revamping background checks for Nevada Transportation Authority officers after the Las Vegas Review-Journal revealed one officer had three drunken driving arrests and crashed a state vehicle into a parked car, fleeing the scene. Bruce H. Breslow, director of the Nevada Department of...

Changes on the Horizon to DOT Drug Testing Rules

Changes on the Horizon to DOT Drug Testing Rules Back in January, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) dropped its random drug testing rate from 50% to 25%. This comes as a result of low failure rates during the years 2011-13, if we want...

Stricter Rules To Be Introduced For New Teachers To Enhance Child Protection

In the past, new teachers were allowed to step into the classroom, prior to the city council receiving a PVG [Protecting Vulnerable Groups] form from Disclosure Scotland, which ensures people are suitable to work with children and vulnerable people. Under the scheme, which has been...

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