Job candidates back stringent drug screening
- Benefits may outweigh companies' costs for drug testing. Delevett, Peter // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);08/18/97, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p9
Focuses on the calls for employee drug-testing programs in the United States as the Career Management International of Houston reported that American businesses lose $80 billion worth of production annually due to substance abuse. Amount of money Louisiana business lose.
- How employees cheat on drug tests. // PHC Profit Report;7/15/95, Vol. 3 Issue 14, p6
Presents tricks used by employees who use illegal drugs to cheat on drug tests.
- Hair test for drugs. Lissy, William E. // Supervision;Feb97, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p20
Discusses the results of a lawsuit filed by a discharged employee against the Nevada Employment Security Department challenging the accuracy of hair analysis as a method of drug testing. Agency's decision to turn down her application for unemployment benefits because of work-related misconduct.
- Random drug testing program. Lissy, William // Supervision;Mar91, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p20
Reports about a case on random drug testing program of a certain company. Reason why the company decided to do the testing to all employees; Reactions of the union workers about the testing; Decision of the arbitrator about the case.
- American workers 'just say yes' to drug testing. // Supervision;Aug1991, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p12
Presents a survey on drug testing which is part of accountants on call's (aoc) ongoing `Profiles of the American Worker' that summarizes the opinions, attitudes and behavior of employed Americans concerning workplace issues. Most willing older workers; Results of the survey; How the survey was...
- Court rules Rx drug use is confidential. // Drug Topics;9/15/97, Vol. 141 Issue 18, p7
Reports that according to a federal court decision in Colorado, employers cannot insist that employees disclose what prescription drugs they are using. Details on the circumstances surrounding the ruling; Other information on the case.
- Drug testing of workers is up. Fletcher, Meg // Business Insurance;8/21/95, Vol. 29 Issue 34, p2
Reports on the increase in drug testing in corporate substance abuse programs in the United States. Implementation of more detailed substance abuse policies and procedures; Training of supervisors; Use of counseling programs.
- Laws in 27 states cover drug testing. // Occupational Hazards;Nov94, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p73
Reports that several states have released drug-testing provisions in their workers' compensation laws. Reasons for inclusions; Components of regulations.
- Alcohol and other drug testing; NCADD policy urges treatment options. // Alcoholism Report;Nov93, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p6
Looks at the policy statement from the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Inc. (NCADD) dealing with the use of drug testing by employers. Views of NCADD's president Paul Wood, Ph.D.; The issue of treatment and rehabilitation; More.
- Safety first: Drug testing now a fact of corporate life. Russell, Judi // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);3/11/96, Vol. 16 Issue 36, p15
Focuses on a study conducted by the American Management Association on the number of companies in America who test their employees for drugs. Frequency of drug testing in New Orleans; Requirements of the United States Department of Transportation on drug and alcohol testing; What types of drugs...