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White Papers by Global HR Research

  • Testing for COVID-19 - Returning to Work: Your Options & Legal Considerations

    COVID-19 cases will continue to impact our healthcare systems until a therapeutic treatment has been established and/or a vaccine has been approved. As a result, businesses are challenged to find the best approach to keeping employees safe with the least amount of liability, and reestablishing...
  • Navigating Legalized Marijuana: The Legal Landscape

    The United States counts 33 states (plus Washington, D.C.)as allowing some combination of medical and recreational use of marijuana.But pot use remains illegal under federal law.This puts employers seeking to maintain a drug-free workplace on the horns of a dilemma.
  • Navigating Legalized Marijuana: Testing in The Healthcare Industry

    UPON ENTERING THE MEDICAL PROFESSION, many physicians take the Hippocratic Oath, which sets out ethical guidelines. Nurses often take a similar oath, the Nightingale Pledge. Both vows are frequently distilled as “first, do no harm.” The Nightingale Pledge was created in the late nineteenth...
  • Navigating Legalized Marijuana: Department of Transportation Regulated Industries

    IN THE UNITED STATES, 33 states allow some combination of medical and recreational use of marijuana, and pot is legally accessible, in one way or another, to 95 percent of the population. This new reality creates a problem for any business subject to the guidelines of the U.S. Department of...
  • Navigating Legalized Marijuana: An Overview for Employers

    MARIJUANA IS ILLEGAL UNDER FEDERAL LAW. However, due to cultural earthquakes and a flurry of legislation in recent years, many states have legalized it for medicinal use, recreation, or both. Yet even in states where it is legal, the law can compel certain types of employers to take action to...
  • Background Screening Providers Opportunity for Excellence

    HRO Today Flash Reports are a series of ongoing research initiatives that address today’s topics of interest in the HR community. HRO Today Flash Reports are focused briefs that can be used to support business decisions and further discussion among industry practitioners and thought leaders. The...
  • How Background Screening Providers Are Selected

    When it comes to the need for background screening, the stakes are higher now for companies than they've ever been. In a tight labor market, there's enormous pressure to hire more employees quickly; in particular, data and physical security are paramount.