Tag: employee drug test

A new study on cocaine

A new study on cocaine, the notorious white powder illegally snorted, injected or smoked by nearly 2 million Americans, details how it may permanently damage proteins in the body. That information, gleaned from laboratory tests, could be used to potentially detect the drug in biofluids for weeks or months — instead of days — after […]

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The Value of an Applicant Tracking System

A few weeks ago Wolfe, Inc. issued a press release announcing that we partnered with BirdDog HR.  Many of our background screening and drug testing customers find that having everything in one place is extremely valuable in the entire realm of hiring and keeping great employees.  If you missed the press release, please have a […]

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Unions are now fighting to rule out Urine Drug Testing

Unions are now fighting to rule out Urine Drug Testing and replace with Oral Fluid testing.  At Wolfe, we have noticed a rise in the use of Oral Fluid Testing in many different industries. Unions are encouraging companies to utilize Oral Fluid Testing as seen in this recent article: http://www.theherald.com.au/story/2032723/unions-fighting-urine-drug-test/?cs=305.   There are many choices […]

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Air Traffic Controllers are not being drug tested due to Government Shutdown

We are all aware that we are in the midst of a Government Shutdown.  How does this effect Department of Transportation employees?  According to the “Operations During a Lapse in Annual Appropriations” employee drug testing is listed under the “Summary of Suspended Activities”.   Air traffic controllers are considered Department of Transportation Employees.  This is a […]

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Are YOU responsible for Keeping Us Safe?

 How did you get to work today? Maybe you rode a bicycle, motorcycle, bus or a car.  You know the roads are clogged with vehicles of every type and we assume people will drive safely. Of course, everyone knows that is not necessarily the truth. Some drivers are dangerous. But what can you do about […]

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Is random selection for drug testing truly random?

WOLFE uses Scanlon Associates’ DrugPak software system for our customers’ random selection programs for drug testing. The random selection algorithm in the software works with a proven and complex system called Randsel Tracking, tested extensively to ensure that this solution is free from bias and is tamperproof. How, then, do we answer the questions that […]

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Oral fluid has many advantages over urine in drug testing

Using oral fluid for drug testing is quickly becoming the preferred method for employers over taking urine samples because the sample is easy to collect, the process is observable and difficult to adulterate (no time alone in a bathroom), and oral fluid is highly effective at showing recent drug intake. By eliminating the need to […]

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