Drug Testing

Each and every member of Local 744 must maintain a current MOST drug test and continue to remain drug-free at all times.  Members who fail a drug test are subject to suspension and removal from the Work Lists.   Workers are subject to random drug testing and some jobsites and contractors have pre-employment testing of their own.

The A.E.P. Plant (American Electric Power)and the Perry Nuclear Power Plant (First Energy) both have pre-employment drug testing.  Also, Tesar Industrial is drug testing for the job in Lorain.

Pre-employment testing usually consists of 9+ panel drug tests.  Refusing to take the test or leaving a facility prior to testing is just as bad as a positive test result.  There are policies in place that may subject workers with positive tests to be banned from these facilities.