You don’t want to bring someone into your company that tests positive for amphetamines! That conjures up images of Walter White. You don’t need that in your workplace. So it may seem perfectly logical that International Paper Co. withdrew a job offer from a man who tested positive for amphetamines on a pre-employment drug test.
What may not seem logical is why the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) is suing on the candidate’s behalf. You need to pay attention if you drug test your employees because not every positive drug test should result in a job loss. Here’s why.
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4 thoughts on “A Company Yanked a Job Offer Because of ADHD Meds. The EEOC Sued”
YEA! As someone on Ritalin, I hope that the paper company faces a substantial fine!
Quite insightful, good content.
The irony is, some people might be desperate enough to go off their meds for a job, which would make both the employee and the employer less safe and less productive.
Very good point!
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