Frequently Asked Questions
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It depends, particularly on your state laws. On a federal level, there are no laws that authorize drug testing employees, except for certain heavily regulated industries such as defense and transportation.
The state you’re in may impact this considering rules vary from state to state. However, for members of the transportation industry, it is legal and mandatory.
This is a legally nebulous area. Depending on your state, you could open your company up to liability if you don’t have a clear policy on the books.
If you have reasonable suspicion that an employee is under the influence, you must establish that and then give them notice. Per the Omnibus Transportation Employees Testing Act for commercial drivers, tests may only be conducted in accordance with established and proven clinical procedures.
If you’re in a regulated industry such as transportation, your employees will need to undergo a DOT Drug Test. If you’re in a non-regulated industry, your employees will need to take a Non-DOT Drug Test.