Tag: The Wall Street Journal

Increases in illicit drugs, including cocaine, drive workforce drug positivity to highest rate in 12 years
The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index shows increased positivity for illicit drugs across virtually all specimen types and in all testing groups. Continue reading

By   /  May 16, 2017

Shortage of drug-free job applicants
Many businesses are finding it increasingly difficult to find applicants who can pass a pre-employment drug test. Continue reading

By   /  December 2, 2016

Drug positivity rises in the railroad industry
As drug use by U.S. workers rises, evidence shows a similar pattern in the railroad industry which includes engineers, train crew and dispatchers. Continue reading

By   /  September 19, 2016

Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index: Drug positivity in U.S. workforce rises to highest level in a decade
Following years of declines, the percentage of U.S. workers testing positive for illicit drugs has steadily increased to a 10-year high. Continue reading

By   /  September 15, 2016

The Wall Street Journal reports rising workplace drug use
The Wall Street Journal reports that U.S. workers testing positive for drugs is increasing, citing new data from Quest Diagnostics. Continue reading

By   /  June 15, 2015

Drug Testing Index: Illicit drug test positivity rate increases
The percentage of American workers testing positive for illicit drugs has increased for the second consecutive year according to Quest Diagnostics. Continue reading

By   /  June 3, 2015

25 Years of workplace drug testing in America
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Drug-Free Workplace Act and the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index™. Continue reading

By   /  November 18, 2013

Testing helps to find drug-free workers
The Wall Street Journal reports that amphetamine and pain-killer use is a hurdle to hiring during Appalachia’s oil-and-gas boom. Continue reading

By   /  January 11, 2013