In a recent study commissioned by the Drug and Alcohol Testing Association (DATIA) nearly 60 percent of employers surveyed conduct pre-employment drug testing on all job candidates. That percentage is increasing every day because of the enormous negative effect that drug abuse can have in the workplace. For the staffing industry, drug testing may be … Read morePre-employment Drug Testing
By Bill Nee, VP Sales/Marketing uVera Diagnostics If you have employees abusing drugs, it’s costing your company money. It is estimated that employers lose up to $100 billion dollars per year* due to drug abuse in the workplace. Why is drug abuse so costly for employers? In this blog, we will discuss the costs … Read moreCan your company afford to NOT have a drug testing policy? Drug Abuse in the Workplace Costs Your Company Money
By Bill Nee, VP Sales/Marketing uVera Diagnostics All companies should have a drug testing policy. If you don’t have one, you should establish one for your company. There are certain policies and procedures you should follow to make sure you are avoiding discrimination. By following legal, accepted and well-practiced drug testing policies, you … Read moreThe 5 Guidelines for a Fair and Equal Drug-Free Workplace Policy
By Bill Nee, VP Sales/Marketing uVera Diagnostics Are You Working with Someone Addicted to Cocaine? If you are working with someone addicted to Cocaine you know how scary it can be. It doesn’t matter when they use the cocaine because the effects of cocaine can last a long time. It can stay in their system for … Read moreAre You Working with Someone Addicted to Cocaine?
By Bill Nee, VP Sales/Marketing uVera Diagnostics Have you ever wondered if your co-worker is taking drugs? You notice they have low energy and have trouble focusing and completing their work. Maybe their mood swings create problems with you or other co-workers? These are all red flags that surround drug abuse or drug withdrawal. Keep … Read moreDo you think your co-worker is abusing painkillers?