Title

Pre-Employment Drug Testing in the Full Service Restaurant Industry and its Relationship to Employee Work Performance Factors

Document Type

Article

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to assess the effect of pre-employment drug-testing policies on aspects of employee work performance in the full-service restaurant industry. Specifically, this study attempts to compare aspects of employee work performance in full-service restaurants with pre-employment drug-testing policies against the aforementioned aspects of work performance in full-service restaurants without pre-employment drug-testing polices. For the purpose of this study, work performance factors include absenteeism, turnover (voluntary and termination), and documented work-related injury/accidents. Results indicated no difference between employee absenteeism, turnover, or accidents among establishments with and without pre-employment drug-testing policies.

Disciplines

Business | Food and Beverage Management | Hospitality Administration and Management | Human Resources Management | Performance Management | Tourism and Travel | Training and Development