April 19th, 2018
As America struggles with the opioid epidemic, drug and addiction researchers are also observing the rapid rise of methamphetamine abuse in the country. While meth might be largely out of the media spotlight, its insidious effects continue to multiply around the nation and may pose even greater risk in Southwest U.S. Meth is a dangerous […]
April 03rd, 2018
Ugh. One of your employees tested positive for drugs. Even though this is the very reason why you perform drug testing, it’s a disappointing and vexing situation. You need to decide whether to keep them on staff and deal with legal implications of whatever comes next, or let your asset walk out the door. If […]
March 17th, 2018
As an employer or human resources representative, you have the right to require employees come to work sober and unimpaired as outlined in your Workplace Drug & Alcohol Policy. Within that right, you have the ability to test employees for drugs and alcohol if you suspect they are under the influence while on the job. […]
February 28th, 2018
When a person becomes addicted to drugs, it could cost them everything. They might lose the stability of their job, the support of their family, the comfort of their home, their health and ultimately their life. The costs of drug addiction are exponential, as they ripple out from users to affect their families, workplaces and […]
February 23rd, 2018
The California State Legislature, which has long been a leader among states in decriminalizing marijuana, is facing another vote that would further normalize the use of cannabis among its citizens. If the bill is successful, it will directly affect the employment practices of every business in the state.
February 12th, 2018
When employers think about drug testing, it can be easy to assume it’s a simple chain of events. Regardless of the reason for the test; however, it’s important to understand the chain of events that is set in motion when you hand an employee a cup and point them toward the bathroom door.