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Title: Drug Testing in the Workplace: A Sourcebook
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 500
Sponsoring Agency: Drug Policy Information Clearinghouse
Rockville, MD 20849
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Drug Policy Information Clearinghouse
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document presents 21 questions and detailed answers and reference materials about laws and policies regarding employee drug testing.
Abstract: Topics include the extent of employee drug use, the rationale for special measures to address workforce drug abuse, the employer's role and responsibility, the economic costs of employee drug use, the effects of off-duty drug abuse on public safety and workplace morale, public attitudes toward mandatory drug testing, the role of law enforcement in controlling the supply of illicit drugs, and the relationship between drug abuse and crime. Other topics include the difference between reasonable-suspicion drug testing and random testing, the ability of supervisors to detect employee drug use, the reliability of drug tests, judicial decisions regarding the constitutionality of employee drug testing, and issues related to the right to privacy. Summaries of judicial decisions and reprints of journal and media articles
Main Term(s): Employee drug testing
Index Term(s): Drug Policy; Employer attitudes; Employer-employee relations; Substance abuse in the workplace
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