First, the bottom line: drug test evidence from the 2017 Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index™ shows that use of illegal drugs among the workforce is at its highest point in 12 years, and is trending upwards. The trends hold across several types of tests, for both safety-sensitive and general workers. The summary is that 4.2%… Read more »
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It is well documented that drug testing can be one of the most important ways to build and maintain a safe and productive workplace. When employees suffer from drug or alcohol abuse, the consequences can be far-reaching. As an employer, how can you maintain a drug-free workplace while also respecting individual privacy and keeping costs in check?
What should you do if your employee tests positive for marijuana (cannabis)? Is your drug screening policy up to par? Find out.
Consider these eye-opening facts when talking to employers about their background screening efforts and the role of background screening in their hiring processes.