THE FCRA REVISITED

Employers are permitted to use consumer reports when screening employment applicants and when evaluating employees for promotion, reassignment, or retention—as long as they comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). FCRA (Public Law No. 91-508) Sections 604, 606, and 615 spell out their responsibilities and the methods for using consumer reports for employment purposes. […]

INVESTIGATING ANONYMOUS WORKPLACE COMPLAINTS

According the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners 2014 Report to the Nation, most occupational fraud is discovered by way of a tips or merely by accident. In fact, most fraud is discovered by these two means alone. Only a scant 20 percent is uncovered by audit. While not all tips are anonymous, many are. Research […]

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH: THE EMERGING INVESTIGATIVE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF DEALING WITH LEGALIZED MARIJUANA

Whether you or your organization has operations in states that have legalized marijuana or not, it is easy to see that the dopey idea of permitting recreational marijuana use is more than just a grassroots movement. It is part of a broad cultural sea change. With it, will come both challenges and opportunities for the […]