Tag: Substance Abuse

Josh Gordon: The Final Straw?

The NFL season is back, and with it comes personnel news.  Are the Steelers and Antonio Brown going to smooth things over?  Is Tom Brady getting along with his boss?  Will Dez Bryant find work?  For me, though, the most interesting move to date was New England’s trade with Cleveland to acquire the services of […]

When Can You Intervene in an Employee Substance Abuse Issue?

In part 1 of this article we began to explore some of the laws and approaches surrounding employees with potential substance abuse problems. Today we will look at some examples of employees with substance abuse problems as well as some training and guidance tips.

Top 10 tips for dealing with substance abuse in the workplace

by Michelle Lee Flores There is clear agreement that substance abuse—whether it’s alcohol, prescription drugs, or illegal drugs—adversely affects employers and their businesses. Some estimate the loss of productivity for U.S. employers has been as much as $200 billion annually! General concerns for safety at work, injuries on the job, theft, loss of employee morale, […]