Aug 28, 2012 -A man is fired because his tattoo “violates workplace violence policy.” Police chiefs in Canada want unidentified remains added to the country’s DNA database. Tropical storm Isaac update. And more.
Aug 06, 2012 -A bill (H.R. 6220) introduced by Rep. Hansen Clarke (D-MI) would prohibit employers from asking about or checking an applicant’s criminal record until a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Jun 01, 2012 -Stuxnet was created by the U.S. and Israel as part of a cyber campaign against Iran. The Feds target the curbside bus industry after a wave of crashes. The DOJ sues a casino for treating noncitizens differently than U.S. citizen employees. And more.
May 09, 2012 -A business sets up a sting to arrest a woman after a preemployment background check reveals a warrant for her arrest. TSA finds a disassembled gun in a child’s stuffed animals. National Security spending recommendations for fiscal year 2013 to fiscal year 2022 from POGO. And more.
Mar 09, 2012 -The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act later this month. It plans to issue a ruling by June. Ralph Brislin, CPP, examines how it could impact contract security companies.
Feb 29, 2012 -Courts are struggling to apply decades-old privacy and electronic security laws to employment issues arising in the digital arena. The newest challenges involve social media and what companies can do.