Why A State Construction Group Gave Legislators a Drug Test
It’s important to use a real-world example to drive the point home
Sometimes, when your organization is trying to make a policy argument, it’s important to use a real-world example to drive the point home.
Which explains why the West Virginia State Building and Construction Trades Council went to the state’s capitol this week and coordinated drug tests on legislators who agreed to take part.
The idea behind the initiative? To remove the stigma behind drug tests, to highlight their effectiveness, and to show that there are plenty of people in the state who can do construction work. The trade council knows this firsthand, as it’s helped to encourage the use of drug tests for contractors for the past two decades.
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