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If I Hurt My Back at Work Will They Drug Test Me?

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If you’re wondering, “if I hurt my back at work will they drug test me?” in Missouri, you’re not alone. Missouri is one of the few states without laws about drug testing in private employment. This means that if your employer establishes routine drug tests, there is no actual law telling them when, how, or … Read more

Updated: November 16, 2023

My Employer Wants To Perform A Drug Test After My Injury – Can He Do That?

Imposing a drug test for a workers compensation claim may be within your employer’s legal right. A lawyer can advise you further on this matter. Sometimes, when you get injured on the job and file for workers compensation to cover your medical treatment, your employer may ask you to take a drug test. Missouri workers … Read more

Updated: May 29, 2019

Failing a Drug Test and Work Injuries

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Testing positive for drugs does not necessarily mean that you will be denied workers’ compensation benefits. With opioid abuse at epidemic proportions and the use of medical marijuana becoming legal in many places, you may not be eligible to collect workers’ compensation if you are injured while on the job and you are found to be … Read more

Updated: March 11, 2022

New OSHA Rule Affects Alcohol and Drug Testing – St. Louis Injured at Work

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New OSHA reporting rules require employers to be cautious about how they use alcohol and drug testing. Employers often require workers to submit to an alcohol or drug testing after a workplace accident. However, new OSHA reporting rules require employers to be more cautious about this testing. Often, employers will have blanket policies in place requiring each worker … Read more

Updated: February 8, 2019