Drug testing policy and marijuana reform

On November 8th, eight states legalized either recreational or medicinal marijuana. That means that over half of the United States (a total of 33 states) has legalized marijuana in some capacity. The passing of this legislation leaves many employers wondering … Read More

OSHA Delays Final Rule

Less than a month before the August 10th effective date of OSHA’s Final Rule, a lawsuit was filed which sought to postpone the enforcement of subparagraphs 1904.35(b)(1)(i), (iii), and (iv). These changes discuss post accident drug testing, and would require … Read More

Here’s why you should test for alcohol

    Close to fifteen million full-time employees in the United States are heavy drinkers. Their predilection for alcohol exacts a high cost on the workplace as employees who drink a lot also tend to miss work, suffer from health … Read More

Fourth time’s a charm?

    In response to a 2015 letter drafted by eight senators proclaiming the need for federal funding of research on the medical benefits of marijuana, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has written a letter to U.S. senators signaling its … Read More

How does marijuana legalization impact drug testing?

    In just half a year, there have been more than 50 legislative initiatives aimed at the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana. Recreational use of marijuana is already legalized in Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and Washington DC. The legalization … Read More

Amphetamine use in the workplace

    We know that drug use in the workplace can cause higher worker’s compensation costs, legal issues, and higher health care premiums. And like any other drug, amphetamines can wreak havoc in the workplace, putting not only the user … Read More

It’s time to talk about drugged driving.

    Between the legalization or decriminalization of marijuana in many states and the ever-increasing prescription drug epidemic, more and more people are driving under the influence of drugs. In fact, one in three fatally injured drivers tested positive for … Read More

OSHA’s Final Rule

        OSHA’s final rule focuses on improving safety for workers across the country. The rule, which goes into effect on August 10th, requires employers to establish “reasonable procedure” for employee reporting of work-related injuries and illnesses. Under … Read More

The best software for your company is web based software.

    The transition to web based software from desktop often makes customers nervous. But these fears are largely unfounded and cause companies┬áto miss out on the many advantages of web based software. What are the business advantages of web-based … Read More

What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

    At least when it comes to advancements in technology. Technology can help increase business efficiency and streamline your business, but with so many types of technologies to chose from it can be tricky to determine which will actually … Read More