The legalization of marijuana in many states, the decriminalization of illicit drugs, and the abuse of prescription medications are creating new and dangerous challenges for employers. Some companies may be questioning if they even have the right to conduct drug testing, especially for marijuana, and what they can do, if anything, with a confirmed positive test result.
But the reality is employers can do a lot to protect their workers and maintain drug-free workplaces. The key is to understand applicable state laws and federal regulations, and ensure those legal requirements are reflected in a regularly updated drug testing policy.
Watch our educational webinar featuring Bill Current and Yvette Baker, J.D. of the Current Consulting Group for a timely and informative presentation on “How to Protect Your Workplace from Legal Drug Use.”