With the holidays right around the corner, business owners, managers, and HR staff alike are searching the internet for holiday work party ideas. A lot of businesses are looking for something fun and different to do this year, a change-up from the same-old same-old, generic Christmas party.
Some employers are scrapping pre-employment or workplace drug tests because of the difficulty of finding or retaining employees who can pass them. Is this a sound move? If tests are abandoned, are there any other actions an employer can take to create a drug-free workplace? This is a defeatist, apathetic and scary reason. It sounds like they are scrapping testing for qualified employees, because they can’t find enough qualified employees so they will hire unqualified employees.