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Working Partners® is a consulting and training firm experienced in creating behavioral change in adults that improves the quality of the workforce. 

For over 28 years, we have honed this expertise in the drug-free workplace (DFWP) field by helping employers and system leaders develop and manage comprehensive, effective DFWP policies and programs. Working Partners® is a recognized industry leader, servicing over 1,700 employers a year throughout the U.S. who are motivated to operate drug-free workplace programs.

Our services include:

  • consultation
  • written corporate policies
  • training for management, supervisors and employees
  • buying group consortium services for employee assistance and drug testing

Clients we serve

Our clients are diverse, representing every industry and size, and companies with and without federal mandates, multi-state operations and unions. They range from large and small individual employers to state and local government systems, worker’s compensation insurance and managed care organizations, to business and industry associations. Here are a few organizations that rely on Working Partners® expertise and services:

  • The Builders Exchange, Inc.
  • CareWorks and CareWorksComp
  • Elford, Inc.
  • Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
  • Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and numerous Ohio community behavior health boards
  • Ohio Chamber of Commerce
  • Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
  • The Ohio Manufacturers’ Association
  • Two Men and a Truck

Brief history of Workings Partners®

1991: Dee Mason creates BASA (Business Against Substance Abuse) Coalition, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information and coordinating resources for drug-free workplaces.  (BASA Coalition was a precursor to Working Partners System, Inc.)

1997: Working Partners Systems, Inc., a private, for-profit business, is established to provide employers consultation services and products to establish drug-free workplaces and other workforce behavioral changes.

2000: In August of 2000, BASA Coalition and Working Partners Systems, Inc., begin working together and become known to the community as Working Partners®.