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Employers need workers, but job applicants are failing drug tests

Looking down on a hand holding an open bottle of prescription drugs.
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As companies are in need workers, job applicants are failing basic drug tests.

Michigan is in the grips of a drug abuse problem. At the same time, many Michigan companies are struggling to find workers for open positions.

What happens when these two problems collide?

Reporter Chad Selweski joined Stateside to talk about his recent piece for Bridge Magazine, "100 workers recalled. Then they all flunked their drug tests."

Listen above.

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