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Black Job Applicants Routinely Turned Away For Suspected Drug Use, Study Finds

By McCarton Ackerman

The study also found that drug testing prior to employment proved beneficial to African-Americans, who were employed at higher rates in drug testing states. MORE  

Drug Abuse Costs Employers $81 Billion Per Year

By McCarton Ackerman

The staggering cost to companies with employees on drugs typically comes in the form of poor work performance and lack of productivity. MORE  

Boozy Nuclear Power Plant Operator Busted

By Will Godfrey

The reactor control room of a nuclear power plant isn't the best place to be under the influence. MORE  

Ohio Jobseekers Routinely Fail Drug Tests

By Ariel Nagi

Over 25% of employers in the state have rejected an applicant due to a failed drug test—and the manufacturing industry has the biggest problem. MORE  

Texas Smokers Shunned by Employers

By Kenneth Garger

Some companies are now screening for tobacco use and refusing to hire anyone who tests positive. MORE  

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