workforce drug testing

2018 Changes In Drug Testing Laws

Workplace drug testing is an issue that continues to cause concern and debate in many industries. There is a clear need to ensure that all workers operate in a safe, productive manner. A workplace free from intoxication through drugs or alcohol. Employers have the right to test those putting others at risk.

But, what about a random screen and pre-employment testing for marijuana and prescription painkillers? Recent developments with drug laws and testing options mean it is time for re-evaluation in some areas.

There are two critical areas of debate right now: marijuana and opioids. Both items have led to pressure on regulators and employers with different outcomes. … Read More