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Tests for Drugs for Employers Before you work at an office you will usually get background checks, drug tests and other screening requirements. Because businesses need people who are able workers, employers who hire their business men or women have to test them before they enter the business. Your business can suffer if you do not first have your prospective employees checked for drugs or other screenings. Of course an applicant will have some rights to these screening requirements and we will look at them in this article; we will also look at what the checkups are for. If you are already working for a business, chances are you have gone through tests before you entered the workplace. And when you have passed the test and are hired for the job, there will random drug screenings on the job. Of course an employer will have to inform his or her employees of the drug test before they take place. The state at which you live in should also allow these drugs to be done. If you are sick and are taking medicines, this will show up on the tests so you will likely have to sit out fist. Before employers hire employees, they will also sometimes check if you have any criminal background. Of course you will have to ask for permission if you want to check these criminal backgrounds and most states allow that you can check them. While most states allow employers to ask for their prospective employees records, others states only allow employers to check the criminal records only if they will accept the prospective employer. Your educational background is required to be put down on the resume you will give. You resume is a statement about your history and at times you will be questioned whether everything you wrote down on your resume is true. This is the reason most employers conduct educational screenings as well. The problem here is that most educational information is protected from being released. Employers have to ask for permission to get the information they need if they do not trust a prospective employees educational records they have put down on their resume. Credit screening is another type of employment screening. Credit screening is not always done before employment; it is only done if the job requires it. It is important to know the laws of your state regarding drug testing and background checks. Sometimes you can be abused by these employers so it is important that you go and contact the department of labor and tell them about what happened. If you do not allow the employer to conduct drug testing and background checks, then you might not get the job you are applying for. Having a good background, good education, and no criminal records, this will really give you a peace of mind because you know you are good to go.