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Proper Drug Testing Helps Employers Battle Opioid Crisis

Proper Drug Testing Helps Employers Battle Opioid Crisis

The leading cause of accidental deaths in this country is drug overdose. In fact, more Americans died of drug overdoses in 2016 than died throughout the entire Vietnam War, according to Vox

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More than 700,000 Skilled Workers Wait for Background Checks

Background Check Backlog

The backlog for security clearances for the federal workforce and contractors has spiked once again. According to an article published last month in the Washington Post, more than 700,000 applicants wait for federal background checks. 

Back in March, the process for a top security clearance took more than 450 days to conclude. That’s at least six months longer than it took in April 2016, says a federal official.

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