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CIC offers news and updates to employers about the latest laws, trends and risks related to hiring, fraud, and drugs or violence in the workplace.

State background-check system flawed and unreliable

According to a recent article in the Columbus Dispatch, "... the computerized background-check system operated by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation in the office of Attorney General Mike DeWine has been troubled for years, sometimes indicating that thousands of criminals have clean records."

Workplace Violence: Plan, Prepare, Protect

April is Workplace Violence Awareness Month and a good reminder to review your policies and the procedures you have in place should you be faced with a work situation that has the potential of turning violent or if there is an Active Shooter situation. If you do not have a workplace violence program, this is a good time to get started!

Case Study: Workplace Violence

It was a week before Christmas. We received a telephone call from one of our manufacturing clients early one morning. In response, I went out to meet with the Plant Manager to discuss what had occurred the previous night.

pre-employment screening fcra adverse action process

In the legal update at the February FAHRA meeting, Eastman & Smith, Ltd. Labor and Employment Attorney, Heidi Hartman, brought to our attention recent lawsuits citing violation of the FCRA - specifically, the Adverse Action Process.

Steve Cotner

I have done a lot of surveillance over my 37 years in business and in law enforcement before that. Anyone who has used someone to make covert observations for them in the past has probably heard an investigator say, “It is certainly not like it is on TV.” This article will take you through some of the real-life aspects of a surveillance.

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