Bad influence

Posted: Sunday, February 05, 2006

There might be more to your co-workers than you originally thought. Studies have shown that 10 percent to 12 percent of the workforce is abusing drugs in any given company. And that number appears to be on the rise, with a 22 percent increase in substance abuse hotline calls and a 7 percent increase in cases of substance abuse. To combat this, experts advise employers to draft a substance abuse policy, and to train supervisors and educate employees.



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