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How to Prescribe Drug Testing

July 1, 1999
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With the heightened awareness of privacy issues, instituting a drug-testing policy can land a company on shaky legal ground. Yet such a policy can be useful.
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Do You Fall Under the Drug-Free Workplace Act

June 4, 1999
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Find out if you're covered by the 1988 law. Check out the U.S. Department of Labor's Drug-Free Workplace Advisor for more information.
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Zero Tolerance Making It Work.

May 1, 1999
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Zero tolerance is all the rage. But dealing with workplace problems requires more than rhetoric. It’s about crafting an effective policy and putting all the pieces in place to make it work.
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The Toll-free Drug Abuse Hotline

April 19, 1999
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Call (800)-Workplace.
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Is Illegal Drug Use a Disability

September 15, 1998
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Are you discriminating by rejecting a candidate who takes drugs?
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Top-10 Ways Employees Disguise Drug Abuse

May 1, 1998
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People will go to incredible lengths to hide their drug abuse. So HR beware.
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Will Drug Testing Pass or Fail in Court

April 1, 1996
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Whether you already have a program or are considering one, you should know which areas of drug testing are defensible—and which ones may put you on shaky ground in a lawsuit.
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How Motorola Enforces Its Drug-free Policy

May 1, 1993
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Motorola's drug policy is stated simply: "No use of illegal drugs; no use of legal drugs illegally." With the use of a database and random selection, employees will undergo drug screening at least once every three years.
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Training Prepares Workers for Drug Testing

May 1, 1993
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Before instituting a random drug-testing program for its 55,000 domestic workers, Motorola trained supervisors to educate their subordinates about the program and manage their concerns.
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