Can Employees Get Away With False Negative Drug Test Results?

Do you have an employee who concerns you in regards to his possible drug or alcohol use? Yet, somehow this employee manages to pass the drug/alcohol testing every single time? Not only the pre-employment drug screening but also all the random drug tests? How is he...

False Positive Drug Test Results at Work: What to Expect

You finally have an outstanding career opportunity. It is the type of job you have always wanted, with good pay and chances for advancement. You have all of the requirements on your very polished resume. You aced the meeting with the Human Resources interviewer. The...

How Is a Background Check Conducted?

A background check is a process in which an employer investigates a potential employee. The goal of this process is to confirm that a person is who he or she claims to be. There are many aspects of a candidates background that may be checked. Some of these include...

Urinalysis Test: FAQs for Employers

Employers typically mandate drug tests for illicit substances for potential employees. They may also habitually drug test hired employees to ensure they are not using drugs. Urinalysis is the most common drug test for employees. Urinalysis is the only federally...

Pros and Cons of Using Hair Follicle Drug Testing in Employees

Hair follicle drug testing is one of the most common drug screening techniques. It involves removing a small amount of hair from the employees head with scissors. The strands of hair are then sent to a lab and tested for drugs in the employees system. Hair follicle...
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