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Drug Testing: By The Numbers

Employer Drug Screening

With America in the midst of an opioid crisis, and laws surrounding both the medical and recreational use of marijuana in a state of constant flux, let’s look at how our current landscape is shaping employer drug testing. Click here to download the PDF. Contact JDP to discuss a Customized Drug Screening Program!


Marijuana and Your Screening Policies

Marijuana Screening Policies

Nine states and the District of Columbia currently permit the recreational use of marijuana, and 30 states allow its use for medical purposes. Depending on where you are in the country, your employees may very well be within their legal rights to consume marijuana. But how does the law jibe with your organization’s specific policies … Continue reading Marijuana and Your Screening Policies


Labor Laws and Social Media

Social Media and Labor Laws

Whether through firsthand accounts or via the national news, we’ve all heard stories of someone who’s been booted from a job because they trash-talked their employer online. In today’s Internet-driven culture, it’s a pretty common occurrence, and you’d think that most in the workforce would know better. But it turns out, all negative online chatter … Continue reading Labor Laws and Social Media


8 Celebs Whose Social Media Wouldn’t Pass Our Screening

8 Celebs Whose Social Media Wouldn't Pass Our Screening

In today’s media landscape, people in the public eye rely heavily on social media to craft their images. But if they were normal, everyday folk, their “strategies” for cultivating an enthusiastic following probably wouldn’t go over so well with prospective employers. Here are the eight celebs who’d likely fail our social background screening. 1. Kim … Continue reading 8 Celebs Whose Social Media Wouldn’t Pass Our Screening


Why Everyone Wins in the Gig Economy

53 million American workers — more than one-third of the U.S. workforce1, are officially a part of the gig economy. Why? Because it works for them, and it works for your organization, too. Click here to download a PDF. Gig workers need background checks too – contact JDP to discuss your options!


What the Gig Economy Means for Procurement

Gig Economy

The gig economy, which is made up of the 53 million Americans who work on a contingent basis, is changing how both employees and employers view work. With companies like Lyft, Uber and GrubHub rethinking “work” as being focused more on outcomes, contingent employees — such as drivers — are running their own little “projects” … Continue reading What the Gig Economy Means for Procurement


Background Blunders: Most Offenders By State

Background Blunders

Of course, there are a few bad apples in every bunch. But when it comes to key background offenses, some states just produce more bad apples than others. Here are the places where your background screening is most likely hit a snag. Click here to download the PDF.


6 Divas Whose Heartbreak Songs Would Cost Them the Job

Divas Songs

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. And if these divas actually committed the vengeful acts they sang about, they’d fail even the most cursory background screening with flying colors. So it’s a good thing these six tales of heartbreak are just make-believe.   Pat Benatar — You Better RunHer Crime: Terroristic threatsMost Incriminating … Continue reading 6 Divas Whose Heartbreak Songs Would Cost Them the Job


The Cost of Unnecessary Meetings

Infographic Meetings

Work meetings are meant to be vehicles that enhance workplace productivity. But what happens when the opposite is true — and they become drags on efficiency and morale? Click here to download the PDF.


Legislative Updates October 2018

Legislative Updates

New Amendment May Soon Affect FCRA Pre-Adverse Action Notice Requirements Illinois Law Suddenly Requires Paid Nursing Breaks Criminal Record Screening Policies Continue to Raise Important Multi-Jurisdictional Compliance Issues UK – Why More Ex-Offenders May Be About to Get a Second Chance WPI Wage Watch: Minimum Wage and Overtime Developments (September 2018) PNP Launches National Police … Continue reading Legislative Updates October 2018


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