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Are Employers Dropping Marijuana from Their Drug Testing Panels?

Last updated on August 25th, 2020 at 09:12 amEmployers may be wondering if it is becoming common practice to drop marijuana from the workplace drug testing panel. Guest Author: Katherine Miller of Current Consulting Group, LLC This information is provided for educational purposes only. Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein.  With more […]

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Marijuana Federal and State Laws

The Pros and Cons of Marijuana Testing

Last updated on August 24th, 2020 at 10:24 amThere is much confusion about marijuana drug testing in the workplace, employers need to make decisions.  What are the pros and cons? Guest Author: Katherine Miller of Current Consulting Group, LLC  This information is provided for educational purposes only. Reader retains full responsibility for the use of […]

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California Tow Truck Drug Testing

Towing for Dollars: Understanding the California Tow Rotation Program to Supplement your Tow Company Income

Last updated on July 30th, 2020 at 11:26 amCalifornia tow rotation program with required drug testing … By Lori Lal, Guest Blog Writer Lori is a senior consultant to National Drug Screening Just like the 70’s television show “Bowling for Dollars”, Towing for Dollars can be a great way to supplement your tow company income […]

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California Public Utilities Commission

California Dreamin’? Satisfying the California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) Requirements for your Drug and Alcohol Testing Program

Last updated on August 12th, 2020 at 12:52 pmBy Lori Lal, Guest Blog Writer Lori is a senior consultant to National Drug Screening Are you finding it difficult to contact someone at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) regarding your drug and alcohol testing program? Are you frustrated at the lack of answers to your […]

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Truck Drivers and Owner Operators Random Testing Consortium

Last updated on July 29th, 2020 at 04:40 pmArticle written by Joe Reilly, President, National Drug Screening  Many truck drivers are considered “Owner-Operators”.  The driver owns the truck and the business.  For owner-operators there are unique facets of the DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Rules. CDL drivers on public roads are subject to Department of Transportation […]

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Who Determines Drug Test Refusals?

Last updated on July 26th, 2020 at 07:16 pmWhile a positive or negative drug test is straight forward, there are situations, such as refusals to test, that require further investigation and documentation. This applies to all employers but is especially true with Federal / Department of Transportation (DOT) regulated testing and there is often confusion […]

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Violations Reported to the FMCSA Clearinghouse Top 21,000 as of May 2020

Violations Reported to the FMCSA Clearinghouse Top 21,000 as of May 2020

Last updated on July 27th, 2020 at 01:23 pmThe Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently released a detailed summary of data related to the FMCSA Clearinghouse. The stats covered total violations broken down by type of drug, alcohol, and refusals. It also showed the number of drivers in the return to duty or prohibited […]

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Employers can associate their Clearinghouse activity with the USDOT Numbers in their FMCSA Portal accounts

Employers can associate their Clearinghouse activity with the USDOT Numbers in their FMCSA Portal accounts

Last updated on July 27th, 2020 at 01:23 pmFMCSA has recently updated the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse to allow employers to link their Clearinghouse accounts with their FMCSA Portal accounts. This will enable employers to associate Clearinghouse activity (reporting violations, conducting queries, purchasing query plans, and designating consortia/third-party administrators (C/TPAs)) with a specified USDOT Number […]

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