New York City Prohibits Pre-Employment Screening for Marijuana

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While 33 states have legalized medical marijuana and another 11 have legalized its recreational use, an outright ban on pre-employment testing has not been part of any of these laws. However, a law that took effect on May 10 in New York City has taken this significant step.  Amending Section 8-107 of the city’s Administrative Read more »

A 30,000-foot View of Staying Compliant During Pre-Employment Background Screening

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As published to People 2.0’s blog: Ninety-six percent of organizations conduct some type of background check as part of the hiring process, according to a recent survey. The most popular reason given for doing so? Public safety. In a culture where unexpected violence and betrayal grows, employee and client protection are of rising importance. Ironically Read more »