Legislative Update: DOT Amends Employee Drug Testing Requirements

The Department of Transportation (DOT) has published their final rule amending drug testing programs for DOT – regulated employers. The new rules will go into effect on January 1, 2018. All Employers who comply with DOT standards when drug testing should modify their drug testing policies accordingly. Employers that are not subject to DOT’s requirements, but comply with the HHS Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs should also consider modifying their drug testing policies to comply with all of the new rules and guidelines.       

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