One reason for a drug-free workplace policy is employee safety. But how do the growing number of state medical marijuana laws factor into this?
Sixteen states now have medical marijuana laws. A Wal-Mart employee, fired after a positive post-injury drug test for marijuana, says his dismissal violated one of those state laws. [Read more...]
Next year, a 16th state will enact regulations allowing use of medical marijuana. Even though these laws are becoming more prevalent, questions regarding users and workplace safety remain. [Read more...]
Marijuana is now legal as a prescription painkiller in 14 states. But what if you have a drug-free-workplace policy? [Read more...]
Imagine this: One of your employees is on pain medication that could compromise his safety and productivity, as well as that of co-workers. But, because of state law, you have to accommodate the employee. Not only that, but federal law says the pain medication is illegal. [Read more...]