Can You Legally Be Drug Tested at Work?

These Are Your Rights in 2018 If you employer asks you to take a biannual drug test, this may be one of the questions you might ask. “Is he allowed me make me take a drug test”. The short answer to this question is, unfortunately: yes. Your employer is legally allowed to give you drug tests, but they have to give you advanced notice weeks or months before it, usually on a schedule, and they cannot omit people from the drug test: everyone has to take it.

If you don’t want to be drug tested, you have to basically quit the job and find one that doesn’t have a required drug test. Since the employer is a private entity and they are not forcing you to take it (you can leave your job if you don’t want to take the drug test), it is fully legal for your employer to force employees to take drug tests for work if they have legitimate reasons to ie. for employee health insurance benefits. Believe it or not, some stoners actually do have work.

I got it at exit-5. Here are your rights regarding drug tests at work, courtesy of exit-5. Your employer is legally allowed to give his employee’s drug tests, but it must not be a surprise test and employers have to have advance notice, this depends on your state or municipality. Usually there is enough time so that you can stop smoking weed to get it out of your system by the time the test day rolls by so you can be THC free and pass the test with flying colors and have nobody suspect you do any bad or illegal things so you can keep your job and its benefits. Know your rights because if you don’t know them people can take them away.

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