Ben S. Greenberg, vice chair of the firm’s Trucking and Transportation practice, was quoted in an article for Heavy Duty Trucking discussing the different ways the trucking industry can drug test other than by using the traditional method of urine samples.
In “Is There a Better Way to Drug Test?” Ben talks about hair testing as an alternative option for illegal substances testing and how the urinalysis that’s mandatory for Department of Transportation (DOT) drug testing is not good enough.
“It’s easy to ‘study’ for your pre-employment screening. You know you’re going to be tested for it, so it’s easy to get it out of your system to pass that initial test – and then you can go back to what you’re doing,” Ben said.
Read the full article here:
“Is There a Better Way to Drug Test?” Heavy Duty Trucking, October 4, 2019
More about Goldberg Segalla’s Ben S. Greenberg:
Ben has defended clients before all levels of the Industrial Commission, North Carolina Superior Courts, the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. In addition to his defense practice, he is a regular presenter on the interplay of workers’ compensation, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) issues as well as claims mitigation strategies for employers.