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OPIOID ARTICLE INDEX FOR 2019 FROM THE BACKGROUND BUZZ (4)


Fewer Than 20 Percent of Employers are Prepared for Opioid Abuse

JUNE I NATIONAL: A survey from the National Safety Council (NSC) has revealed that just 17 percent of employers say they are prepared to handle the effects of the opioid epidemic.

The Confidentiality of Drug and Alcohol Records in Part 2 Programs

JULY I NATIONAL: Employers that offer opioid use disorder prevention, treatment and recovery services should be sure to understand privacy obligations and implement processes to address confidentiality.

Drugs in the Workplace: Combating a National Crisis with Employment Screening

AUGUST I NATIONAL: With opioid use causing an estimated $25-$53 billion in lost productivity, employers should implement a plan by adopting a policy of testing, monitoring and treating.

Active Users of Illegal Drugs May Qualify for Disability Discrimination Protection Under Connecticut Law

OCTOBER I CONNECTICUT: Under Connecticut law, drug addiction would be considered a disability entitled to employment protection against discrimination and to a right of reasonable accommodation.