3 Reasons Why Employers Should Be Concerned About Workforce Substance Abuse

Current concerns among employers these days include COVID safety protocols, the increasingly difficult task of hiring and retaining employees, and maintaining a diverse workforce. But substance abuse should also be at the top of that list and a strong drug testing program can help mitigate risk and improve performance. There are three reasons drug abuse and addiction have a negative effect on the workplace, including cost (substance abuse costs United States companies $81 billion per year), productivity, and safety.

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