Drug and Alcohol Testing
The 9th Circuit's ruling in Johnson v. WinCo Foods, LLC shows that employers can help shield themselves from liability by making job offers contingent on applicants passing pre-employment drug tests and/or background checks rather than onboarding applicants before testing them.
Connecticut has joined 18 other states and the District of Columbia in legalizing recreational marijuana, following the passage of a bill containing a number of provisions relevant to employers.
News: Legal considerations for HR concerning drug and alcohol testing of job applicants.
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