Tag: drug use

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Posted in Privacy Workplace Safety

A Look at Drug Testing, Privacy Rights, Last Chance Agreements

My employee provided a doctor’s note for recent time off that included information that he was out due to “cocaine poisoning.” With this information, can…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

On-Site Drug Testing: Remember to Support Need, Confidentiality

We’ve been bringing our employees back into the office, and pursuant to our “reasonable suspicion” drug testing, would like to conduct in-house drug testing. Can…

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Posted in Time Off

Employees in Addiction Recovery Could Receive Leave, SDI Benefits

Do we need to give an employee protected time off to enter a residential facility for substance abuse recovery? Will she be eligible for State…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

Californians Can Legally Buy Weed But Employers Can Still Keep a Drug-Free Workplace

This week, California businesses began to legally sell recreational marijuana in California. More than 400 state licenses have been issued so far, but the rollout…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

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…

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Posted in Hiring

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…

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Posted in Hiring Workplace Policies

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…