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Labor shortage causes employers to back off drug screenings

Mar 31, 2022
The percentage of American workers testing positive for drugs is at a 20-year high
A large proportion of positive test results are driven by marijuana  positivity, a senior scientist at Quest Diagnostics said.
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Truckers are in short supply. Drug testing doesn't help.

Jan 4, 2021
Drivers are retiring, while the pandemic and new drug-test data sharing are keeping many from joining the ranks.
Trucks drive past stacked containers at the Port of Los Angeles. The industry is having problems recruiting and retaining enough qualified drivers.
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