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S04E09 - HR Rescue: 6 Steps Employers Should Know About Drug and Alcohol Testing
18th July 2019 • HR Rescue: Human Resource Solutions for Small Business • Jenni Stone
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A majority of states have legalized medical marijuana, and a growing number now permit recreational marijuana use as well. So what do these legalization laws mean for employers that wish to conduct drug tests of job applicants and/or their employees? Maintaining a drug-free workplace remains an important priority, as drug usage can create safety concerns and impaired performance. However, complying with these state laws also is critical. The good news for employers is that these state measures generally do not restrict them from maintaining a drug-free workplace. In this episode HR expert Jenni Stone shares 6 key steps an employer can take to implement a legally compliant drug and alcohol testing program.

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