What are the biggest companies that drug test? Drug testing by employers is a controversial practice, with many people believing it to be a violation of privacy. Those people are of the mind that so long as the employee abstains from doing drugs at work or coming to work high, that it should not be an employer’s concern whether or not they engage in drug use on their own time, even should that drug use be illegal. Keep reading the article Insider Monkey publeshed recently.
Naturally, many employers disagree. They believe that while an employee’s drug use may very well be contained to their private life initially, that use could eventually spiral out of control and lead to the employee missing time, seeing their job performance decline, and/or leading to drug use at work. While some people may contend that drug testing shouldn’t even be legal or is a violation of the Fourth Amendment, the reality is that it is legal, and not only is it legal, but companies are incentivized to do it by both insurance companies and the government itself in most jurisdictions. Perhaps the most sobering fact of all is that even in states where marijuana use is now legal, companies can still test for and fire employees for marijuana use if they so desire
Now without a further ado let’s see what Insider Monkey has investigated for us. We have picked two companies from their list.
The first one is Chevron Corporation. First up on the list of the 10 biggest companies that drug test is Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX), which requires employees, contractors, and sub-contractor’s employees to submit to drug tests, including alcohol testing. The company also requires contractors to perform random drug testing as well as drug testing after an accident. The second one is Procter & Gamble Co. Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) will ask for a urine or hair follicle test to be completed before hiring anyone, though it’s unclear if the manner of testing is random or based on the position being applied for.
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