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The paper discusses the widespread perception that reducing drug and alcohol use by employees reduces rates of injury in the workplace. The paper then looks at the criticism and resistance by labor and consumer groups and reveals the side effects of the use of workplace drug testing that may not be foreseen by managers. The paper notes the concerns about employee privacy and why many are reluctant to confront illegal drug use. The paper also explains how to establish a drug-free workplace policy and relates that the company must also provide the means for current employees to get help with their problem so they can overcome their drug use.
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Drug Screening (2009, June 29) Retrieved January 26, 2015, from http://www.academon.com/research-paper/drug-screening-114938/
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