Job seekers test positive for drugs at highest rate since 2007

Drug testing at workWhile some employers are still on the fence with regards to drug testing, this latest information may make those against it rethink. “Employers are going to have to take a hard look at their policies and decide if they want to do drug testing,” said Holli Hartman, counsel at BakerHostetler. “[Marijuana] is still an illegal drug on the federal level, but employers are still going to have a lot of discretion to decide what goes on in the workplace and also what their employees do outside of the workplace to some extent.”

Drug screening in your workplace

If you’re an employer questioning how to create a drug testing policy, this is where a pre-employment screening company can help. The ideal next step would be to get in touch with someone who provides these services, who can identify your needs and help create a program to suit you. Any concerns or questions you have, from costs to types of testing, can be answered, and an employment screening service will be able to judge how a drug screening program can help your business progress. Interested in learning more? Get in touch with us today and we can help you get started.]]>

You May Also Like

Check out these additional posts from Mind Your Business.

MYB featured in Capital at Play Magazine

 Mind Your Business (MYB) was honored to be featured in Capital at Play Magazine’s August Issue.  In the article Karen Caruso, Founder/CEO of MYB, discusses how she got her start in the background screening industry and her experience with government contracting. Karen says, “Most people in WNC are surprised to learn that a company like…
Read More

MYB Included on Inc. 5000 List for Third Consecutive Year

Despite a year filled with challenges due to COVID-19, we are thrilled to announce Inc. magazine revealed that Mind Your Business, Inc. is No. 2831 on its annual Inc. 5000 list. The list is the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The annual compilation represents a unique look at the most successful…
Read More

MYB Welcomes John Lawrence as Chief Revenue Officer

This month, MYB added background screening industry sales and marketing veteran, John Lawrence to our team. John will serve as Chief Revenue Officer and manage all sales, marketing, and customer success personnel and activities. John was most recently Chief Marketing Officer for investigative data provider, Tracers Information Specialists, Inc. (Tracers). Prior to that, John served…
Read More

Quality and Precise Results, On Time!

Let us know about your screening needs to get a custom quote. We work with businesses big and small as well as the government. Which means we have a package of solutions for your organization as well.