Show 138 – Drugs in the Workforce
/ OTJ Special Report: Drugs in the Workforce/
The Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center’s Crime in Alabama publication states in 2007 – 17,267 people were arrested for possessing illegal drugs, 1,663 were arrested for distributing illegal drugs, which leads to a total of 18,930 people in Alabama being arrested for being involved in illegal drugs in some-form-or-fashion. The Department of Labor states alcohol and drugs cost American businesses about $81 billion in lost productivity per year. On this edition of On The Job, professionals from around the state-of-Alabama not only give the cold hard facts of drug use in the workplace, but also provide helpful resources for those who may need professional help.