Minnesota Drug Testing Laws and Regulations
|Statute of Order:||Minn. Stat. §181.950 et seq.|
|Covered Employers:||Public and private employers.|
|Applicant Testing:||Applicant testing authorized, pursuant to employer's written policy and with advance notification of applicant, only after offer of employment has been made and only if all candidates for job are tested.|
|Employee Testing:||Employee testing authorized after an accident, as part of an employee assistance program, when there is reasonable suspicion of substance abuse, or part of annual physical exam, provided employee has two weeks' advance notice. Random testing authorized of employees in safety-sensitive jobs. Employer may suspend or transfer employee testing positive pending outcome of confirming test. Discharge authorized only if employee refuses or fails to complete treatment.|
|Conditions & Methods:||Testing only by certified laboratory, documentation showing chain of custody, and confirming test in case of positive findings. Confidentiality of test results.|
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