Prescription Drug Addiction in the Workplace

The United States is suffering from an opioid crisis that affects families in all corners of the U.S. and in all walks of life. Prescription drugs are an enormous driver of opioid addiction, whether it is prescribed after surgery or provided by a family member or a friend. This epidemic inevitably spills over into the workplace as it continues to impact more lives. Employers have a higher need than ever to be on the lookout for hints of prescription drug addiction among their employees. Continue reading “Prescription Drug Addiction in the Workplace” »

Does Legalized Marijuana Effect Workplace Policies?

In short, not much. This may sound surprising but employees working in states that have legalized recreational marijuana use still subject to prosecution¬†under federal law. Continue reading “Does Legalized Marijuana Effect Workplace Policies?” »

Employers Benefit From Preventative Health Measures

Return on Investment is one of the most important pieces of a strong business and possibly the biggest ROI concern¬†is employees. Unhealthy employees miss more work, costing companies money. The recommendation¬†is to implement an employee health program to help keep employees healthy and working. Continue reading “Employers Benefit From Preventative Health Measures” »

K9s Fight Opioids Using Money From Drug Busts

As an extension of the measures police are taking against the opioid epidemic, two new K9 drug dogs are joining the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina. Here’s the kicker: the dogs expenses are being paid with by money seized in drug busts. Continue reading “K9s Fight Opioids Using Money From Drug Busts” »