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Attorney Comments on Opioid Abuse in the Workplace


In the Memphis Business Journal article “When Opioid Abuse Invades the Workplace: Panel Discusses Interoffice Addiction,” Jeff Weintraub gives some insight on approaching the problem and talking to the employee who is suspected of drug use. He said usually someone from HR will call and say “We don’t know what is wrong with this employee. But, something is wrong.” Jeff expresses the importance of supervisors being able to identify the signs and symptoms, not just executives. “People interacting with employees on the front-line are the ones that have to be trained.”

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