employers

I’m There: Brian Giammarco

by Pablo Bolanos on December 11, 2017

Twenty years at Quest Diagnostics in the City of Brotherly Love have given Brian Giammarco, Field Sales Executive, a unique perspective on teamwork. Brian believes in empowerment birthed from belonging. He sees his team as a unit, a family, a collective group of people working together with a similar mindset to help our clients succeed.

In this month’s edition of our “I’m There” series, Brian describes what we’re there when you need us means to him. Read the full story.

Employer Solutions shares a commitment to being there when our clients and colleagues need us – at every possible opportunity. Through unique stories from our team, you’ll get a more personal perspective of what that commitment means to each of them. To learn more about this series, read our introductory post.

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I’m There: Jonni Salamone

by Pablo Bolanos on November 13, 2017

A team that doesn’t march to the same rhythm will not deliver consistent customer experiences. Jonni Salamone, Director of National Clinical Testing Services, champions the need for individualism, unique work styles, confidence, and above all, team unity. Her leadership inspires her team members to perform beyond the expectations of our clients.

In this month’s edition of our “I’m There” series, Jonni describes what “we’re there when you need us” means to her. Read the full story here.

Employer Solutions shares a commitment to being there when our clients and colleagues need us – at every possible opportunity. Through unique stories from our team, you’ll get a more personal perspective of what that commitment means to them. To learn more about this series, read our introductory post.

For more information about Employer Solutions, visit our website or contact us online.

 

Three Steps to Paperless Drug Testing

April 29, 2016Online Solutions

There are many reasons why to transition to paperless drug testing including the Final Rule published by the U.S. Department of Transportation that allows employers, collectors, laboratories and Medical Review Officers  to use electronic Custody and Control Forms, or eCCFs, for their regulated drug testing programs. Benefits include the elimination of inventory management and storage of […]

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What Will Legal Marijuana Cost Employers

November 2, 2015News

The Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) continues to closely follow marijuana legislation and how it impacts employers seeking to maintain drug-free workplaces. As part of its educational efforts, DATIA provides online resources to help address misconceptions about marijuana by presenting clear facts to employers. A collaboration by experts like Sue Rusche, co-founder of National […]

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Wall Street Journal Reports Rising Workplace Drug Use

June 15, 2015News

The Wall Street Journal published the latest Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index™ data with a headline declaring that “Workers’ Drug Use Appears to Rise.”  Lauren Weber, WSJ Careers Reporter, wrote that the numbers reflect the reversal of a long trend of declining drug use among workers. Before 2013, drug test positives had dropped nearly every year […]

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Reducing Risk with Workplace Drug Testing

December 8, 2014News

Do you know how many adult illicit drug users are employed?  Do you know the annual costs of drug use in the workplace in terms of accidents, absenteeism and lost productivity? We benchmark positivity trends based on workplace drug test results and publish the findings each year in the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index™ (DTI), […]

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New Oral-Eze Packaging

December 4, 2014Oral Fluid testing

Quest Diagnostics recently revealed new and improved packaging for Oral-Eze®, our oral fluid collection system for drug testing. While the device itself has not changed, the new packaging features more elaborate illustrations on the instructions, the addition of a bar code for use by the manufacturer and a CE mark for our international customers. In […]

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Go Green with eReq

October 11, 2011Online Solutions

Quest Diagnostics offers eReq (Electronic Custody and Control Forms) as a hassle-free, convenient system to order drug screens 24/7, track the stages of the screening process and receive results online. Using eReq reduces manual paperwork and empowers employers to make faster, better hiring decisions. Get started today to streamline your on-boarding process and reduce your […]

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Industry Survey – The Effectiveness of Workplace Drug Testing

September 8, 2011News

More than half of employers (57 percent) conduct drug tests on all job candidates, while only 29 percent do not conduct drug tests on any job candidates, according to a poll released September 7, 2011 by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in collaboration with and commissioned by the Drug & Alcohol Testing Industry […]

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Medical Marijuana Statutes and Employers

June 21, 2011News

In 1996, California set precedent by passing Proposition 215 and becoming the first state to legalize “medical marijuana.” Now, 16 states, plus Washington, D.C., have enacted their own laws legalizing medical marijuana, and the pressure on other states to pass similar legislation appears to be growing. While there are many controversial topics surrounding medical marijuana […]

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