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, […]

Social Media and the Law

ES Swanson Law invites you to attend a FREE seminar on May 25, 2011, titled The Legal Implications of Using Social Media in Your Business. We will discuss legal issues relating to social media and: Marketing your company, Screening potential employees, Protecting your brand online, Limiting liability for employee posts, and much more! The seminar […]