Yes, Ashley Furniture does drug test for most, but not all of the company’s positions, and whether a drug test is performed also depends on the job location.
Ashley Furniture HomeStore owners are licensees, so different licensees may have different requirements for employment.
For example, multiple current and former employees report that no drug test is needed for sales associate and manager positions at Ashley Furniture HomeStore, but there are job postings found on Facebook and Monster for Ashley HomeStore sales associate positions that require a drug test. However, per accounts of multiple current and former employees, drug tests are performed at orientation and randomly for Ashley Furniture Industries employees.
According to reports from current and former employees, drug tests come in the form of a urine sample or mouth swab, and most are done on site at orientation although some are done at a private laboratory. Per the Ashley Furniture Industries careers website and the Ashley Furniture HomeStore careers website, Ashley Furniture is a drug-free work environment.
This information was obtained after hours of painstaking research from various websites with answers from current and former Ashley Furniture employees. The Ashley Furniture careers websites do not specifically discuss drug testing although they do state that Ashley Furniture is a drug-free workplace.
What Type of Drug Test Does Ashley Furniture Use?
Our research indicates that Ashley Furniture uses urine drug tests and mouth swab drug tests. Urine drug tests, including the instant varieties, can range from four-panel to sixteen-panel. The number of panels means the number of substances that is tested for. The specific substances that are tested can vary depending on the type of test used. Five-panel is the most commonly used.
Five-panel urine drug tests test for:
Mouth swab drug tests can detect a variety of different substances, including:
These drug tests are typically conducted on site at orientation or at independent laboratories such as Labcorp.
When Does Ashley Furniture Drug Test?
Our research indicates that Ashley Furniture drug tests at orientation and also if there is suspicion of substance use or in the event of a workplace accident. There have also been reports of random and scheduled drug testing from current and former employees.
Ashley Furniture Drug Testing Process
How Long Do Ashley Furniture Drug Test Results Take?
Many current and former Ashley Furniture employees have reported that drug testing is performed at orientation and that the results are read immediately. Ashley Furniture also uses Labcorp for drug testing. Per Labcorp.com, testing may take several days to result depending on the complexity of the test.
What Happens if you Fail a Drug Test at Ashley Furniture?
According to Ashley Furniture’s employee handbook as discussed in a Wisconsin lawsuit, any employee “who tests positive as a result of a random/universal drug test will be discharged from further employment.” If the employee contests the results of a random drug test, the test can be sent to a laboratory for a fee. The employee can work while waiting for the results, which can take up to three business days to come back. There are some reports that after termination, individuals will need to wait a year before reapplying.
Does Ashley Furniture Call You if You Fail a Drug Test?
We could not find specific information to answer this question, but typically, employers will contact you if you fail a drug test.
Employee Drug Testing Policies for Ashley Furniture
Does Ashley Furniture Drug Test Seasonal Employees?
The Ashley Furniture careers websites state that Ashley Furniture is a drug-free workplace. We could not find specific information to answer this question, but in general, the majority of employees receive a drug test upon orientation, with some getting scheduled and random drug tests.
Does Ashley Furniture Drug Test Warehouse Employees?
According to accounts from current and former Ashley Furniture Industries and Ashley HomeStore warehouse employees, drug testing is performed at orientation, as scheduled, and randomly. Warehouse positions include positions such as forklift drivers, assemblers, or delivery drivers, and thus there is a focus on safe operations.
Does Ashley Furniture Drug Test Employees?
Our research indicates that drug testing varies by position and location. For example, sales associates at certain locations do not get a drug test upon hire, yet drug testing is performed on sales associates at other locations. Warehouse workers and drivers receive drug testing at orientation, monthly, and randomly. Drug testing is also required if there is suspicion of drug use and for on-the-job accidents.
Does Ashley Furniture Drug Test For a Promotion?
We could not find specific information to answer this question, but typically, companies will drug test for a promotion.
Does Ashley Furniture Drug Test if You Get Injured on the Job?
Yes, Ashley Furniture requires drug tests after on-the-job accidents. This is consistent with most companies who drug test after accidents in the workplace that result in damage to properties or injury within the workplace. This is for liability reasons as a positive drug test would void any potential worker’s compensation claims.
Marijuana Drug Testing at Ashley Furniture
Does Ashley Furniture Drug Test For Weed?
Yes. THC is included in urine tests, both the instant ones and those conducted at an independent laboratory, and in the mouth swab test. Regardless of the test you recieve, THC will be one of the indicators.
Does Ashley Furniture Accept a Medical Marijuana Card?
According to current and former Ashley Furniture employees, marijuana is not accepted. This includes medical marijuana and in states where recreational marijuana is legal.