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Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration Clearinghouse Requirement: What Employers and Drivers Should Know

June 11, 2019 | Cristina Loayza
The Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) clearinghouse is being implemented as a central resource for commercial driver's license (CDL) holder drug & alcohol testing...
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Cannabidiol (CBD) and Employment Drug Testing

May 14, 2019 | Cristina Loayza
One of the single hottest selling items in our country today would unarguably be Cannabidiol (CBD) products. If you’ve ever spent time surfing the internet,...
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Marijuana Laws & Disability Discrimination: What Employers Need to Know

April 17, 2019 | Cristina Loayza
More than half of the states in our country have introduced and implemented laws authorizing the use of marijuana for medical use. A ‘growing’ handful...
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Top 10 Reasons to Implement a Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Program

April 10, 2019 | David Bennett
Stories about America’s opioid drug epidemic, the growing popularity of marijuana use and binging alcohol consumption have been dominating the headlines. Drug use by the American...
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Three Ways to Reward Employees for Safe Behaviors According to OSHA

February 12, 2019 | Debbie Caporusso
In October 2018, OSHA released a memo that clarified some of the requirements and guidance surrounding its post-incident drug testing policies. The purpose of the...
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The opioid epidemic’s impact on the workplace and ‘false-positives’ – The vital role of a Medical Review Officer

February 6, 2019 | David Bennett
The on-going opioid crisis is causing employers to react in ways that could result in wrongful termination claims and actions brought under the Americans with...
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How to Train and Talk to Your Managers About Identifying Reasonable Suspicion

January 29, 2019 | Debbie Caporusso
Reasonable suspicion testing is carried out when supervisors have evidence or reasonable cause to suspect an employee of drug use. For non-regulated testing, an employer...
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OSHA Issues Guidance to Post-Accident Drug Testing Programs

December 11, 2018 | Debbie Caporusso
In October 2018, OSHA released a memo that clarified some of the requirements and guidance surrounding its post-accident drug testing policies. In May 2016, OSHA...
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HR Basics Primer for Reasonable Suspicion in Your Workplace

November 13, 2018 | Debbie Caporusso
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that in approximately 10% to 20% of work-related deaths, victims tested positive for drugs or alcohol....
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DOT Update: Where to Find the New Federal Drug Testing and Control Form (CCF)

October 24, 2018 | Debbie Caporusso
The Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form (CCF) is a document showing the steps of collecting and analyzing a human specimen test. The steps...
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