Posts Tagged ‘drug use’

Reminder: Current Drug Use Not Protected Under ADA

A recent federal court decision is a good reminder that applicants or employees who currently use illegal drugs or marijuana or abuse alcohol are not protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Conduct is key: The disease of addiction may be protected but misconduct is not […]

27 Jun 17 - Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Positive Drug Test Results Hit 12-Year “High”

American workers tested positive for illicit drugs at the highest rate in 12 years, according to an analysis of more than ten million workforce drug test results released by Quest Diagnostics, a large nationwide drug testing lab. More than one in 25 workers fail their drug test: 4.2 percent of employee drug tests that Quest […]

19 May 17 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Webinar Covers High Points of Drug-Free Workplaces in California

All the buzz in California these days is about Proposition 64, aka the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. What does this high-profile law mean for California employers and their current drug policies? The challenges facing employers won’t be maintaining your drug-free workplace policies and practices, but rather properly communicating and consistently enforcing these policies and […]

3 Apr 17 - Hiring, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »