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March 26, 2019

Drug testing in the workplace

Kelsey M. Yakimoski’s article, “Drug testing in the workplace,” appears in the spring issue of The Municipal Leader.  Kelsey summarizes the law and describes the leading case in which the judge struck down random drug testing in a dangerous workplace because the company could not provide evidence that substance abuse was an issue.

Kelsey cautions that employers must be mindful of employees’ rights to privacy and the fact that positive drug test results do not necessarily demonstrate current impairment. To read the full article, click here.