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USDOJ Announces $225 Million Settlement In Illegal Opioid Promotion Scheme

In a collaboration of 14 state and federal agencies, the United States Department of Justice announced that it has reached a final settlement agreement on criminal and civil investigations of pharmaceutical manufacturer, Insys Therapeutics. The investigation covered activity starting as early as August of 2012, the same year Insys was approved for the use of

Designated Employer Representative Training Course for United States Coast Guard (USCG) Regulated Employers Now Available at DrugTestingCourses.com

Easler Education, Inc., the online professional education company operating DrugTestingCourses.com has announced today that it has published the final course in its collection of Designated Employer Representative (DER) courses for federally-regulated employers. To protect the public at large, Congress mandates that all employers operating with employees in safety-sensitive, transportation-related functions abide by certain federal drug

Proof of Training Website Trust Seals Now Available for Students & Employers

If you have a website and DrugTestingCourses.com has trained you or your employees, then you will now be able to showcase your achievements for free using our trust seal. Simply install the badge of honor on your website and your current and potential customers can verify that you, your company, and your employees are committed

Easler Education Launches Version 3 of EaslerLMS

EaslerLMS Version 3 was launched on April 15, 2019, and we are proud to report to our affiliates, resellers, authorized trainers, and our future partners that we are ahead of schedule. Here is a quick update on what this version release includes: Managers can now purchase course credits directly from their portal by “clicking on

Rapid Blue® Dissolvable Bluing Tablets Picks Up First Distributor

DrugTestingCourses.com, the maker of Rapid Blue® Dissolvable Bluing Tablets, announced today that is has signed its first distribution agreement with DrugTestingSupplies.com to distribute its flagship product. “Over the past few years, our team has been working tirelessly to develop ‘Made in America’ products for the drug and alcohol testing industry. We are thrilled to announce

How To Set Prices For Your Drug Testing Business

For service providers in the drug testing industry deciding on pricing can be intimidating and confusing, and no one wants to lose money with prices that are too low, but exorbitant pricing can drive customers away. The balance is delicate and how you handle it will significantly affect the profit margin and your business’ overall

Easler Launches Its Learning Management System Called EaslerLMS

#edtech company Easler Education announced the official launch of its new learning management system called EaslerLMS™ on March 7, 2019, the next generation in learning management systems Easler Education Inc., an #edtech company, is excited to announce the launch of its learning management system: EaslerLMS™, the next generation in learning management systems. Although this version

The Benefits of Completing Supervisor Training

Supervisor training is legally necessary, and your entire workplace will benefit from having a competent supervisor that is equipped with the proper knowledge to handle tough and even dangerous situations. Not only will you have a more confident supervisor, but a few hours of training can also save lives and money[1]. Because the FMCSA rules

Consequences of Not Completing Reasonable Suspicion Training?

Your managers and supervisors are legally required to complete reasonable suspicion training if they are part of a DOT agency and USCG regulations require the training to be completed[1]. However, as a busy employer, you may wonder why you must train your supervisors when they have many other responsibilities to complete. Unfortunately, the consequences of

Should a DER Take Reasonable Suspicion Training?

A DER, or Designated Employer Representative, is a key role in many drug and alcohol-free workplace program functions[1]. When a drug test is performed, an employee needs to be removed from their duties, or when further information is needed about the company’s alcohol and drug policies, the DER is responsible and is the best source