Job openings persist because applicants fail drug tests

By the Kansas City Star

Jun 22, 2017

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Irene Garcia said she’s been working a lot of overtime lately. Her Kansas City, Kan., employer is trying to hire more people, some of them needed to drive vehicles. But applicants keep failing their pre-employment drug tests — and job openings stay open.

“The problem is finding and keeping good people,” Garcia said. “There’s jobs available all over, but the applicants aren’t passing drug tests.”

Read the full story at kansascity.com.

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