One sign of the slow but steady improvement in the American economy is an unusual one: as unemployment falls, employers who test new candidates for drug use are finding it increasingly difficult to find 'clean' workers. Certain workers, such as truck drivers, are required to be screened for drug use according to the law but many employers make new hires take drug tests even if the law doesn't require it. America is unusual for the widespread use of drug testing, in most other developed countries it is illegal or very difficult for employers to subject employees to drug testing.
YouGov's latest research shows that most Americans (59%) say that employers should be able to test any employee for past drug use. Click to Read More