May 21, 2020
Effective May 10, 2020, it is considered an unlawful discriminatory practice in New York City for employers, labor organizations, or employment agencies to require a job applicant to submit to marijuana testing as a condition to employment.
Exceptions under the law include:
Testing is still permitted for:
Now is the time – employers should review their existing drug testing or substance abuse policies and determine how to address any applicant or employee’s positive test result for marijuana. For more information, visit: https://on.nyc.gov/2Zi3VOY
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