Tag: opioid crisis

When Employees Claim to Be Addicts—What, if Anything, Should Employers Do?

With the rise of opioid and other drug addiction in the US today, employers have to wonder—is it possible one of my employees is dealing with addiction? In the final article of a four-part series, Littler shareholder Dale L. Deitchler and associate Jeffrey E. Dilger, discuss how to handle issues of reported addiction and addiction […]

What should you do when employees are addicted to prescription drugs?

by Jonathan R. Mook, DimuroGinsberg, PC Addiction to prescription drugs, especially opioids, has become a crisis in this country. Not a day goes by that we don’t hear about the mounting number of shattered lives and tragic deaths attributed to this growing epidemic. Employers are feeling the brunt of the crisis as employees are increasingly […]