Tag: opioid crisis

Self-Reporting Addicts and Substance Abuse Discipline in the Workplace

Yesterday, we gave a brief primer and linked to a number of resources for dealing with substance and opioid abuse in the workplace. Specifically, we looked at understanding the problem, identifying employees who might have a problem, how to approach said employees, and when you can and can’t intervene when it comes to an abuse […]

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 […]

Opioids Hitting Manufacturing Industry Hard

Today we are joined by Jenn Callaway, VP of Research at MAPI to discuss opioids in the manufacturing industry. This industry has been hit hard by the epidemic, and the HR Daily Advisor wanted to learn more.

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 […]