Why Marijuana Has No Place in the Workplace

June 13, 2019 Amy Baker Uncategorized

Marijuana laws for both recreational and medicinal use are rapidly changing in the United States. There are currently 10 states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana and 22 additional states that allow medicinal use of the drug. It is now easier than ever for employees to obtain and use the substance in various formats, […]

Don’t Be “Basic”

June 13, 2019 Amy Baker Uncategorized

DON’T BE BASIC (ON YOUR BACKGROUND CHECKS) According to urban dictionary, the term “Basic” is used to describe someone devoid of defining characteristics that might make a person interesting, extraordinary, or simply worth devoting time or attention to. If your background check is just “basic” you could be missing key defining information regarding the behavioral […]

New York OCA Fee Increase

June 13, 2019 Amy Baker Uncategorized

New York OCA Fee Increase with 2019-2020 Budget Effective April 13th, 2019, all fees assessed by the NY OCA will now be $98. This is a $33 increase from the previous fee of $65 for statewide criminal history searches. New York Governor Cuomo signed the new budget which included the new OCA fee into law […]