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Addressing the Implications of Opioid Addiction in the Workplace

January 22, 2018

Via: Spark

A tight labor market is becoming even tighter because of a startling issue: opioid addiction. More and more employers are struggling to find workers who can pass their required drug tests, as CNBC notes. In some cases that means that even top candidates are having to be relegated to the “discard” pile in favor of less-qualified employees who are drug-free — or no employees at all.

Employers are also finding themselves faced with the very real issue of existing employees becoming addicted to their prescription medications.

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