Why Breathalyzers May NOT Be The Best Option During COVID-19

We have seen many protocols change and adapt to the new normal of COVID-19. In today’s world social distancing, wearing masks and gloves, and working from home have become routine. The alcohol and drug testing industry has also been making adjustments to protocols in order to protect both the test subject and tester, such as … Continued

Cannabis-use ruling sets dangerous precedent for employers

In a recent opinion piece published by the London Free Press, the labour lawyer Howard Levitt discusses his concerns regarding a recent order set by a British Columbia court as an ‘unfortunate and dangerous’ precedent for employers concerned with public safety. Earlier in November, Metro Vancouver’s transit authority, TransLink, was ordered to stop random drug … Continued

FMCSA increases random testing rate for 2020

As of January 1, 2020, according to a release on Dec. 27th published in the Federal Register, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has increased the minimum annual percentage rate for random testing for commercial vehicle drivers. In 2019, the annual rate for random testing was 25%, or approximately 1.05 million tests. The new … Continued