A junior mining company that keeps its headquarters in Johnson City, Tennessee, is supporting the implementation of mandatory drug testing in the workplace at the state level.
New Century Coal, Inc. is endorsing state-level mandatory drug testing, which will allow employers to take steps and initiate policies to see to it that their [...]
The implementation of a drug testing program has become an important part of the employment process, especially in industries where safety is of primary concern.
In Omaha, Nebraska, the latest in a series of locally-focused Ironworker/Contractor meetings was held at Iron Workers Local No. 21 by the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT).
Drug testing is doing more than just weed out miscreants and addicts among workers. Perhaps more importantly, experts say that it is keeping the oil and gas industry safe.
A range of alcohol and drug testing programs being implemented by oil and gas producers and contractors around the city of Grand Prairie in [...]
The panel originally covered 14 chemicals. Now, it has been expanded to detect the following seven newer-generation compounds: buphredrone, flephedrone, pentedrone, pentylone, eutylone, a-pyrrolidinovalerophenone (a-PVP), and 4-methylethcathinone.
The Lisbon Exempted Village School Board in Ohio has approved the implementation of a drug testing policy in the next academic year.
The school board made the unanimous decision on June 12, with one member absent. With the approval of the policy, students in the 9th through 12th grades who engage in sports [...]
The proposed policy for drug testing of 6th to 12th grade students who participate in extra-curricular activities in the Cody School District in Wyoming received opposition from the American Civil Liberties Union.
A letter addressed to Cody School District Superintendent Bryan Monteith and board chair Dossie Overfield has been sent by ACLU Executive [...]
British cyclist David Millar will be back in the Olympics! The 35-year-old Scot, who was banned for two years in 2004 due to doping charges, has been cleared to compete in the Olympics, and has been selected for the initial eight-man squad for the men’s road race.
Millar had been banned after admitting [...]
The random drug testing program for government workers at U.S. Forest Service Job Corps centers has been found unconstitutional by a federal appeals court.
The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia struck down the program based on the fact that there is but a small number of drug [...]
The county school system of Lowndes County, Mississippi, discussed the implementation of a drug testing program as well as an upgraded security system during its board meeting on June 8.
The drug testing proposal consists of the conduct of on-site drug testing for both students and employees of the Lowndes County School District [...]
Major League Baseball announced revisions to its drug testing program on Thursday, June 7.
These revisions include conducting tests for human growth hormone (HGH) during spring training, as well as conducting more random testing for steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs during the season and the off-season.
The program’s collection procedures were [...]
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