Employee Drug Testing Part III: When an Employee Tests Positive

This week we will complete the discussion of the complexities of employee drug testing laws in Minnesota. We have been addressing drug testing issues in three segments: The first post covered Part I:  When to Administer Drug Tests. Last week we discussed Part II:  What Policies and Procedures Your Company Must Follow. This week we address […]

Employee Drug Testing Part II: Policy Requirements

  Last post we began discussing the complexities of the laws governing employee drug testing in Minnesota.  We are addressing drug testing issues in three segments: The last post covered Part I:  When to Administer Drug Tests. This week we will discuss Part II:  What Policies and Procedures Your Company Must Follow. Next week we […]

Employee Drug Testing

  Minnesota law protects employees from unfair drug and alcohol testing, and therefore employers are only allowed to test employees and independent contractors for drugs in certain circumstances.  In addition, the law protects employees with a first-time positive test result and prevents employers from automatically terminating them.  Because the drug testing laws are somewhat complex, […]