Cybersecurity Awareness Month Takes Place Every October

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) – which works to reduce risk to America’s cyber infrastructure – is leading a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise cybersecurity awareness nationally and internationally every October during Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This campaign theme for 2022 – “See Yourself…

EEOC and OFCCP Roundtable Discusses Use of Artificial Intelligence in Hiring

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn On September 13, 2022, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) hosted a virtual roundtable titled “Decoded: Can Technology Advance Equitable Recruiting and Hiring?” to discuss the civil rights implications of the use of automated…

Designated Employer Representatives Essential for Drug Testing Compliance

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn A blog titled “New to Drug Testing: Designated Employer Representative” that inquired about what external processes employers have to perform once they implement a drug testing program featured a Designated Employer Representative (DER) who agreed to share her DER experiences and responsibilities. “The DER is the main point…

Business Agrees to Pay $600,000 to Settle FCRA Class Action Lawsuit

Written By Digital Content Editor Thomas Ahearn A business service provider that creates employment for people with disabilities has agreed to pay a $600,000 settlement to resolve a class action lawsuit for alleged violations of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) with “insufficient background check disclosures,” according to a report from TopClassActions.com. The FCRA requires…