Kansas City Employers Let Down By Failed Drug Tests

While the Kansas City area’s unemployment rate has shrunk to 3.6 percent, there are employers out there that are still begging for employees. Why? Some of the reasons include low pay, uninviting work, or lack of qualifications for the positions. Another big factor is drug testing. Continue reading “Kansas City Employers Let Down By Failed Drug Tests” »

Missouri Lags Behind in Fight Against Prescription Drug Abuse

When it comes to prescription drug abuse and drug monitoring, states are cracking down. All the states except Missouri, that is. While all the other states have prescription drug abuse and drug monitoring laws in effect, Missouri is the only state that doesn’t, and it’s beginning to be a problem.

ARCpoint Labs of Kansas City North shares what metro employers, including Kansas businesses, should know about Missouri’s lack of prescription drug regulations. Continue reading “Missouri Lags Behind in Fight Against Prescription Drug Abuse” »

How a Cotinine Test Can Help Your Company Save Money

You’ve probably heard that drug and alcohol testing can save your business money. But are you aware that alcohol and drugs of abuse aren’t the only substances you need to be testing for?

Though it’s a legal substance, tobacco can have just as negative of an impact on your workplace. With a cotinine test, you can save your company some of the costs associated with hiring a tobacco user.

Here’s what you need to know about nicotine testing in your workplace.

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Are Your Employees Using Designer Drugs? Learn the Basics

Many Kansas City employers know to watch their employees for signs of common drugs like marijuana and cocaine. There is, however, another type of drug that employers need to watch out for: designer drugs.

Today, ARCpoint Labs will get you up to speed on the basic facts about designer drugs. Armed with this information, you’ll be in a better position to protect your workforce.

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Beat the Cheat: Processes to Stop Common Drug Test Cheats

A  simple online search for “drug test cheats” will yield a lot of misinformation. Many individuals and companies out there claim to know ways to cheat employment drug tests, and they share their “knowledge” on forums, answer engines, and ecommerce sites pedaling their drug cheat products.

As an employer, the proliferation of these drug test cheats might worry you. But when you’re partnered with a trusted drug testing expert like ARCpoint Labs of Kansas City North, you don’t need to worry about any cheats slipping under our radar.

How do we catch drug test cheats? Here are the details.

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