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Jackaw Company wants to implement drug free workplace

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The Jackdaw Company manufactures designer label clothing in several locations throughout New York and New Jersey. The company has grown. The CEO and HR department is considering instituting a drug-free workplace policy along with mandatory drug testing for new hires. They are not fully convinced that such a policy is necessary and are cautious of the costs associated with implementing a new program. Your team of consultants has been contacted to help write the company's new drug-free workplace policy. Your team will also provide training to employees if The Jackdaw Company decides to adopt your policy.

-Include the legal aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and how REASONABLE accommodations can be handled for employees in recovery.

Please include references.

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Here is the government site regarding your topic (you can cite from this website):http://www.drugfreeworkplace.gov/WPWorkit/legal.html

Look here for government regulations regarding ADA and drug free workplace (again, these sources can be cited):

http://searchjustice.usdoj.gov/search?q=drug+free+workplace&btnG=Search+ADA+Website&q=site%3Awww.ada.gov&sort=date%3AD%3AL%3Ad1&output=xml_no_dtd&ie=iso-8859-1&oe=UTF-8&client=default_frontend&proxystylesheet=default_frontend&site=default_collection

All the material below is from these cites-- you will have to do a read through of the material to choose specific citations and make this "your " material . I am simply giving you a good starting point take primarily from the first website listed above. The second site is a search result specifically on ADA and a drug free workplace. That is the site you really need to read through. :o)

The Jackdaw Company is not compelled by federal law to be a drug free workplace, therefore they need to comply with the laws established that protect the civil rights of their employees as per the Civil Rights Act (CRA) of 1964 ...

Solution Summary

The Jackdaw Company manufactures designer label clothing in several locations throughout New York and New Jersey. The company has grown. The CEO and HR department is considering instituting a drug-free workplace policy along with mandatory drug testing for new hires. They are not fully convinced that such a policy is necessary and are cautious of the costs associated with implementing a new program. Your team of consultants has been contacted to help write the company's new drug-free workplace policy. Your team will also provide training to employees if The Jackdaw Company decides to adopt your policy.

-Include the legal aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and how REASONABLE accommodations can be handled for employees in recovery.

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