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Info to help you maintain a drug-free work environment.

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Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance
Wed, 2012-11-28

Highlights: The included chart outlines the annual minimum drug and alcohol random testing rates
established within DOT Agencies and the USCG for 2013.

CNN
Mon, 2012-10-01

Highlights: An internal report by Amtrak's Office of Inspector General new report blasts Amtrak, the nation's largest passenger rail carrier, for dangerously overlooking drug and alcohol use by its employees. Amtrak's employees failed drug and alcohol tests at a staggering 51% higher rate than the rail industry average, the report said. The majority of employees who failed drug tests were reported to have tested positive for cocaine and marijuana, according to the report.

Digital Journal
Mon, 2012-10-01

Highlights: Amtrak has been facing a litany of criticism in the media and general public recently for a study released by its own Inspector General ... According to the study the use of alcohol and drugs among the employees of Amtrak has gone up steadily since 2006.

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