Now Hiring: A Company Offers Drug Treatment And A Job To Addicted Applicants

An employer in Indiana is piloting a program that offers a path to employment after failing a drug test.

Like many employers, Belden couldn’t find enough workers for its Indiana factory. So it started a first-of-its-kind program which pays for drug treatment to job applicants failing drug tests.

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