Changing Workforce

Drug use adds to recruitment woes for manufacturers

By Crain's Cleveland Business

Oct 16, 2017

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Manufacturers have long talked about a skills gap in the industry that's making it difficult for them to find the workers they need.

But there's another hurdle employers haven't always been as open about: applicants' inability to pass drug tests.

What's brought it to the forefront? The opioid epidemic ravaging the state has played a part, as have concerns about the legalization of medical marijuana.

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