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Concerns With Drug Testing in the Workplace

More and more employers are now implementing drug testing in the workplace. Private business and government agencies both are beginning to recognise how beneficial workplace drug testing can be. It is, however, not without issues. Controversies about drug testing abound, particularly when it’s random in nature or requires urine samples. Workers protest that drug tests of…

The Controversies Behind Workplace Drug Testing

Workplace drug testing has been around for some time now, but controversies continue to hound it. These controversies are hardly surprising. Workplace drug testing, after all, will always be a contentious matter because it essentially triggers a collision between the interests of the worker and the interests of the employer. Employers want them done in…

Drug Testing in the Workplace Likely to Go Up

Let’s face it — there is a significant degree of resistance to drug testing in the workplace. More often than not, this opposition to workplace drug testing revolves around privacy issues. Many workers claim that drug tests that rely on drawing blood, urine, or even saliva samples are a clear invasion of their privacy, and…

New Drug Testing Procedure in the Workplace

Much of the opposition to workplace drug testing is centred on the invasive nature of blood tests and, to a lesser extent, saliva tests. Citing privacy laws, many employees oppose drug testing in the workplace, and in some cases, even bring their employers to court to dispute anything that results from those drug tests. However,…

Key Considerations On Workplace Drug Testing

The number of businesses that perform drug tests in the workplace is increasing dramatically, which is a good thing. However, some companies have drug policies that aren’t all that clear about its stipulations, and that could lead to certain issues that can put the business in a tricky situation if and when an employee is…