As you consider these issues keep in mind that 16 states make it a crime or authorize civil penalties for failure to follow state rules.So, before you act, please ask: What Rules Apply?
¹WEHLAGE v. ING BANK, FSB, d/b/a/ ING DIRECT, Case No. 07-CV-1852 (PJS/RLE) UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 90249 November 5, 2008.
²51 Fed. Reg 180 (September 17, 1986) states in part as follows:
The head of each Executive agency shall develop a plan for achieving the objective of a drug-free workplace with due consideration of the rights of the government, the employee, and the general public. * * * (b) Each agency plan shall include: * * *
(5) Provision for identifying illegal drug users, including testing on a controlled and carefully monitored basis in accordance with this Order.
³CT, RI and VT only permit tests based on reasonable suspicion.
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