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New Legislation Regulating Employment Background Screenings in 2022

Federal, State, and local laws surrounding employment background screenings are constantly...

Drug Testing Laws in 2021 and What to Expect in 2022

16 states and the District of Columbia have fully legalized Marijuana and 33 states have legalized...

Federal Law, State Law, Local Law: Who Rules?

Employers often find that federal regulations, state laws, and local ordinances are at odds with...

Philadelphia's New Ban On Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing

On January 1, 2022, a new Philadelphia ordinance took effect. The rule was passed by the...

Marijuana Impairment and Drug Testing

Which drug testing method—urine, oral fluid or hair—is best at detecting marijuana and establishing...

New Drug Testing Laws in 2021 Employers Should Know About

Although much of 2021 was spent taking continued pandemic precautions, legislators were still busy...

New Jersey’s New Adult-Use Marijuana Law and the Workplace

No two legal marijuana state laws are alike. Some may reflect components of others, but each...

Employer's guide to pre-employment drug testing

The creation and maintenance of a compliant drug and alcohol testing policy are essential for...

Recent State drug laws impacting the workplace including marijuana

Through all of the confusion that employers have been facing this year, drug testing while staying...

The Future of Drug Testing

I founded the Current Consulting Group (CCG) in 1998 and the next year we conducted a survey of the...

What multi-state employers need to know about state drug testing laws

The creation and maintenance of a compliant drug and alcohol testing policy is essential for...

New options for Marijuana Testing in the Workplace

Drug testing and marijuana in the workplace is a complicated topic that continues to get more...