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All Items: Substance Abuse

  • Countdown to January 1: New Year Rings in 100+ New Employment Laws

    New federal, state and local employment laws will take effect on January 1, 2022, covering topics such as minimum wage, discrimination, employee leaves, payroll and health care benefits. Employers should review these developments and make any needed updates to policies and procedures.

  • Prepare Now for July 1 Employment Laws: Minimum Wage, Discrimination, Leave and Marijuana Top the List

    Date:
    July 8, 2021

    New state and local employment law requirements will take effect on July 1, covering topics such as minimum wage, discrimination, employee leave and marijuana. Now is the time to review these developments and ensure your organization is ready to comply.

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): Drug- and Alcohol-Testing Policies and Programs During the Pandemic

    Date:
    February 18, 2021

    Employee drug testing is normally a challenging issue for any employer, but the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic makes the process even more complicated. Be aware of how COVID can affect drug and alcohol testing in the workplace and how an employer can overcome these issues.

  • Mark Your Calendar: July 1 Compliance Requirements Are on the Way

    Date:
    July 16, 2020

    Numerous legislative changes take effect on or about July 1, affecting minimum wage rates, discrimination, workplace safety, paid leave and more. HR should take note of these legal developments and take appropriate steps to comply.

  • Marijuana and the Workplace

    XpertHR offers many tools and resources to help an employer manage marijuana use in the workplace and reduce the risk of liability.

  • Opioid Epidemic and the Workplace

    Date:
    March 23, 2018

    Opioid abuse has reached epidemic proportions with increased loss of life from overdoses and more than $18 billion a year in lost productivity and medical expenses for employers. XpertHR offers many tools and resources to help an employer take steps to prevent drug use and drug-related problems at their workplace and help employees who are suffering from addiction.

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Editor's Choice: HR guidance on the legal risks of substance abuse.