Workers Comp Philosophy
We provide workers
compensation insurance for legitimate on the job injuries,
however we have extensive experience in fighting fraudulent claims, and will do so with all available resources. We investigate all on
the job accidents. All employees have a right to report work related
injuries and illnesses without any form of retaliation.
Substance Abuse Policy
It is the purpose of
Amtemps, Inc. to help provide a drug free environment for our clients and
our employees. With this goal and because of the serious drug abuse problem
in today’s workplace, we are establishing the following policy for existing
and future employees of Amtemps, Inc.:
Amtemps, Inc. explicitly prohibits: The use, possession, solicitation for or
sale of narcotics or other illegal drugs, alcohol, or prescription
medication without a prescription on company or customer premises or while
performing an assignment. Being impaired or under the influence of legal or
illegal drugs or alcohol off the company or customer premises that adversely
affects the employee’s work performance, his or her own or others’ safety at
the workplace, or the employer’s reputation.
Amtemps, Inc. may drug
test using S.A.M.H.S.A. standards by four methods:
-- Pre-Employment: As may
be required by client.
-- Accident or Injury: A
drug test will be required whenever an on- the-job
accident or injury occurs or is reported in which there is reasonable
suspicion that the employee(s) involved may have been under the
influence of drugs or alcohol.
-- Randomly: A random
selection of some employees for testing will be done unannounced.
-- For Cause: When it is
the company’s belief that a drug problem exists (such as evidence of drugs,
accidents, injuries in the workplace, fights or other behavioral symptoms of
drug abuse, negative performance, patterns, excessive absenteeism or
for-cause testing will be utilized.
Employees of Amtemps,
Inc. who test positive or admit to substance abuse will be subject to
termination. A refusal to take a substance abuse test will be considered a
resignation of employment from Amtemps, Inc.
Also employees of Amtemps, Inc. who test positive or admit to substance
abuse may be referred to local public agencies that provide rehabilitation
and counseling services. The results of all drug testing will be treated
confidentially, and for no purpose other than for Amtemps, Inc. to make
employment related decisions.