Drug Testing in the Workplace

With marijuana legalization spreading, employers are starting to rethink about substance abuse polices and testing. According to a survey conducted by Mashable.com, 9.7% of Americans smoke marijuana before going to work. Surprised? In Iowa, if you’re in the private sector, drug and alcohol testing is optional and an employer can even make it a condition [...]

By |2019-10-21T18:48:09+00:00September 15th, 2016|Employment Law, General Law, Regulatory Compliance|

Drug Testing Policies

  Iowa law allows an employer to conduct drug or alcohol tests on employees in certain circumstances if certain rules are followed.   1.      You must have a written Drug Testing Policy that has been provided to your employees beforeyou can administer a drug test to an employee. 2.      The written policy must provide the disciplinary and/or [...]

By |2019-10-21T18:48:13+00:00May 13th, 2011|Employment Law|
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