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Drug testing positivity rates at highest level in fifteen years

According to the recently released Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index, drug positivity rates for 2018 climbed to the highest level in fifteen years. Positivity rates in the combined U.S. workforce increased nearly five percent in urine drug tests (4.2% in 2017 versus 4.4% in 2018), climbing to the highest level since 2004 (4.5%) and are…
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NAPBS Certification Accreditation Official Press Release

Mind Your Business Inc. is proud to announce that we’ve received accreditation from the National Association of Professional Background Screeners. Below is the official Press Release from NAPBS regarding MYB’s recent certification. Mind Your Business Inc. ACHIEVES BACKGROUND SCREENING CREDENTIALING COUNCIL ACCREDITATION RALEIGH, N.C., 5/9/2019– The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) Background Screening…
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Colorado poised to ‘ban the box’

Colorado appears poised to join a number of states that prohibit employers from inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal history on an initial employment application. On April 30, 2019, the Colorado legislature sent House Bill 19-1025 to Governor Polis’ desk. Assuming Governor Polis signs the Bill, Colorado will join a number of other states and…
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Mind Your Business Inc. achieves background screening credentialing council accreditation

RALEIGH, N.C., 5/9/2019– The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC) announced today that Mind Your Business Inc. has successfully demonstrated compliance with the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP) and will now be formally recognized as BSCC-Accredited. “I am so incredibly proud of my company for all the hard…
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April 2019 employment: US adds 263,000 jobs

According to ‘The Employment Situation‘ report released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in the United States declined to 3.6%. while the economy added 263,000 jobs, in April. The unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage point to 3.6 percent in April, the lowest rate since December 1969. Over…
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MYB wins Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce Sky High Growth Award

We’re delighted to announce that, last week, we were selected as one of twenty winners of the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce Sky High Growth Award! As the local champion for a balanced, thriving economy, the Chamber of Commerce annually recognizes the successes of local businesses. This year, we were one of twenty businesses to…
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Starbucks to settle alleged FCRA background check violations

Two pending class action lawsuits accusing Seattle-based coffee chain Starbucks of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act by using flawed background reports to reject job applicants are being combined in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in preparation for a settlement, according to Yahoo. According to pleadings in the first action,…
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New Mexico bans the box for private employers

Earlier this month, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed Senate Bill 96 (SB 96), the “Criminal Offender Employment Act”. This bill will ‘ban the box‘ by prohibiting private employers in the state from inquiring about a job applicant’s arrest or conviction history on an initial employment application. “Senate Bill 96, a bipartisan piece of…
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Lyft announce new background screening policies

This week, Lyft announced an expansion of their background check process to include continuous criminal monitoring. Two new features to enhance the safety and security of the Lyft platform have been implemented by the company: Continuous background checks Enhanced identity verification Continuous background checks will provide Lyft with daily monitoring of its active drivers and…
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