Tag: U.S. workforce

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. Cocaine, marijuana, and methamphetamine use is up broadly. Continue reading

By   /  May 16, 2017

Data shows escalating drug use in the U.S. workforce
Typically, there is at least 30 percent more self-reported drug use by people who work for an employer without a drug testing program. Continue reading

By   /  January 24, 2017

Drug positivity in U.S. workforce rises to highest level in a decade
The percentage of employees in the combined U.S. workforce testing positive for drugs has steadily increased over the last three years to a 10-year high of 4.0%, according to the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  September 15, 2016