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More and more employees are failing drug tests

More and more employees are failing drug tests

| March 15, 2017

Employers may raise their eyebrows at a recent study that reveals an increase in the number of employees failing drug tests. A Quest Diagnostics analysis of 8.5 million urine, saliva, and hair workplace drug tests reveals that the number of workers who tested positive between 2003 and 2013 increased by 5.7 percent relatively year-over-year. The report has […]

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Workplaces struggle to adapt to medical marijuana users

Workplaces struggle to adapt to medical marijuana users

| September 12, 2014

Although medical and recreational marijuana has been legalized in 23 states, most employers have not yet relaxed their “drug free workplace” rules. This is causing clashes between people who rely on medical marijuana to treat ailments and tough organizations that don’t hesitate to fire employees using the drug. In Colorado, Brandon Coats was fired by Dish Network […]

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