The Federal Bureau of Investigations would seem to be one of the last employers to rethink its drug testing requirements. But that’s exactly what it’s doing.
The FBI is considering loosening its marijuana usage rules, according to an article in theWall Street Journal. Note, they aren’t thinking about throwing them away altogether, just loosening them from the current three-year look back period.
The reason is that they are having trouble recruiting people when they limit themselves to those who are squeaky clean. Pre-employment drug testing is often standard at companies for many, if not all positions. It’s another checkbox on the pre-employment form, along with a background check. But should that change? Should your company drop drug testing? Or exclude marijuana from reports?
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