Rewind – A Look Back at HireRight’s Favorite Blogs of 2021

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In 2020, the pandemic took everyone by surprise, and many businesses had to pivot quickly to address virtual hiring, a newly remote workforce, and a seemingly never-ending series of changes and surprises. By 2021, we were quickly adapting to these remote or hybrid work environments, and HR teams were quickly adjusting to this new normal. […]

HireRight Hot Takes: Three Key Takeaways from UKG Connections

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To provide employers with more options and a better way of managing their employee screening programs, HireRight partners with the industry’s leading Human Resources (HR) services and Applicant Tracking (ATS) providers to deliver workforce solutions for our shared customers. Recently, we had the opportunity to attend UKG Connections – an annual user conference held by […]

A New York State Of Mind – What Legalized Weed In The Workplace Means For Employers

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This blog was originally published in Forbes on April 6, 2021. After years of debating and advancing marijuana laws, beginning with legalizing the medical use of cannabis in 2014 to decriminalize minor marijuana-related offenses in 2019, lawmakers in New York have gone all-in legalizing the recreational use of marijuana by adults.  On March 31, 2021, […]

Illinois, New York City, and Philadelphia Revise Background Screening Laws

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This blog was originally published in Forbes on December 30, 2020. Lawmakers in three jurisdictions recently passed legislation that impacts employers’ screening programs.  Laws restricting consideration of an individual’s criminal history have advanced in Illinois, New York City, and Philadelphia; additionally, Philadelphia’s law concerning the use of credit history in employment decisions was recently amended. Illinois Legislation […]