pre-employment drug testing

A Reminder of How Unfair and Inaccurate Employment Drug Testing Actually Is

A Reminder of How Unfair and Inaccurate Employment Drug Testing Actually Is

Drug testing applicants for new positions or promotions has gone from a niche effort by those in safety-critical fields to an almost standard aspect of the employment process. Regardless of someone’s educational or work history, they can expect an employer to request a urine drug test in most cases, if not a hair sample test. […]

New York City May Ban Pre-Employment Cannabis Testing

New York City May Ban Pre-Employment Cannabis Testing

One of the most frustrating things about medical cannabis programs and cannabis legalization is that there is still nothing stopping employers from discriminating against people who have medical or personal reasons to use cannabis. Many employers still perform pre-employment drug testing as a way to eliminate the potential hiring a cannabis user for their staff. […]