Tag: random drug testing

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A closer look: Random drug testing

October 4, 2019 By

Random drug testing can be a strong deterrent to drug use because it is conducted on an ongoing, unannounced basis; an employer selects one or more individuals for testing from all of the eligible employees in their testing program.

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Guide for drug testing laws

March 1, 2018 By

Download our Guide for Drug Testing Laws as a reference to illustrate how drug testing laws can differ from state to state.


DOT random rates unchanged

February 6, 2018 By

The US Department of Transportation announced that the minimum annual drug testing rate for 2018 will remain at 25% and the alcohol rate will remain at 10%.

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Drug courts evolve to combat the opioids epidemic

July 26, 2017 By

Buffalo, New York, formed the nation’s first opioids crisis intervention court on May 1, 2017, in response to the current opioid epidemic.

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Breaking the cycle with drug courts

March 29, 2017 By

Drug court programs help participant become sober, responsible, and productive members of society.

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The case for maintaining a drug testing policy

March 16, 2017 By

West Virginia Supreme Court upholds reasonable suspicion termination demonstrating the impact of a comprehensive workplace drug testing policy.

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Advocating for a drug-free school

November 17, 2016 By

High school policies are including random drug and alcohol testing and wellness initiatives to discourage drug use and to encourage early intervention.

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Random drug testing benefits employers

June 15, 2016 By

Employers have found random drug testing is an effective deterrent to workforce drug use.

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Reasons for testing: Random drug testing

November 6, 2015 By

The second part of our series detailing the different types of drug testing and their pros and cons covers random drug testing.


Workplace opioid use is costing employers

October 15, 2014 By

A Wall Street Journal article highlights the impact of employees' heroin and opioids use in the workplace, citing recent Drug Testing Index data.