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Covid 19 and Drug Testing

Drug Testing & COVID 19

Amidst Covid 19, what are the effects of drug testing and substance in the United States? At National Drug Screening we do drug testing all over America and there have been some effects from COVID-19 with drug testing. One thing to point out is that in the United States when a huge crisis occurs, we […]

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State Laws Drug Testing

Understanding Drug Testing State Laws: An Overview of Mandatory, Voluntary, and Case Law and Their Differences

How do States regulate drug free workplace and drug testing programs? Guest Author – Katherine Miller, Current Consulting Group   This information is provided for educational purposes only. Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. Understanding the variety of laws that could impact a workplace drug testing program and how […]

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policy drug free workplace

The Importance of a Drug-Free Workplace Policy

A drug free workplace policy saves money for employers. Guest Authors Bill Current and Sharon Bottcher The Current Consulting Group, LLC This information is provided for educational purposes only. Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. A drug testing policy is a blueprint for how a company plans to achieve […]

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Marijuana Federal and State Laws

The Pros and Cons of Marijuana Testing

There 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 the information contained herein.  A shocking 91% of […]

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DOT 5 Panel Drug Test

What is a DOT 5 Panel Drug Test?

DOT regulated employers must do DOT drug testing using the standard approved DOT 5 Panel Drug Test with testing performed at a SAMHSA certified laboratory. Article written by Joe Reilly, President of National Drug Screening, Inc As a DOT regulated employer you must do drug testing of DOT safety sensitive covered employees.  The most common […]

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Update – California Laws on Drug Testing

More to learn regarding drug testing and drug testing laws in California Earlier this week we posted a blog article from William J. Judge, JD. LL.M. & Nick Hartman, Co-Founders of Drug Screening Compliance Institute (DSCI).  This article is an update after further research by Joe Reilly, President of National Drug Screening. California does not […]

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Know your state drug testing rules – California Governed by the State Constitution

There are many State laws on drug testing, learn about drug testing laws in California. Article written by guest authors – By William J. Judge, JD. LL.M. & Nick Hartman, Co-Founders of Drug Screening Compliance Institute (DSCI) “All people are, by nature, free and independent and have inalienable rights. Among these are enjoying and defending […]

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Autonomous Trucks

Self-Driving Autonomous Trucks: A New Reality?

Labor shortage in trucking industry may lead to autonomous trucks between transportation hubs. Article written by Lori Lal  The US transportation and logistics industry is rapidly heading towards a problem. As first documented in 2005, the nation’s trucking sector has been experiencing a continuing labor shortage, with the 2018 deficit reaching approximately 60,800 truckers. According […]

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Welcome to New York Drug Testing

New York Laws on Drug Testing

New York City says no pre-employment drug testing for marijuana with some exceptions.  However, New York State does not have a drug testing statute. There are also a handful of other laws and regulations that indirectly impact drug testing. Information provided by Joe Reilly, President, National Drug Screening, Inc. Workers Comp Discount Code Rule 60 […]

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FAA drug testing

FAA Drug Testing – Airlines and Aircraft Maintenance Facilities

Are you required to have an FAA drug & alcohol testing program?  The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is serious about drug and alcohol use in the workplace.   The purpose of the FAA regulations for drug and alcohol testing is to establish a program designed to help prevent accidents and injuries resulting from the use of […]

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