Supervisory and nonsupervisory employee attitudes about drug testing

  • Chalmer E. LabigJr.


Both supervisory and nonsupervisory employees are divided in their support for drug testing n the workplace. Comparisons are drawn between employee attitudes displayed in this study with student and public attitudes reported in previous studies. Factors associated with employee attitudes toward drug testing include: occupational group, acceptance of related employer disciplinary rules, interest in training on assisting those with substance abuse problems, and the timing of discipline and referrals for assistance. The implications of these findings for drug-testing programs are discussed.

Key Words

drug testing employee assistance programs disciplinary actions constructive confrontation 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chalmer E. LabigJr.
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  1. 1.Department of Management, College of Business AdministrationOklahoma State UniversityStillwater

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