Tag: DOT

Robin Shea, partner with leading national labor and employment law firm (and ThinkHR strategic employment law partner)¬†Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, explains what an Arizona federal court decision regarding an employee who tested positive for marijuana means for employers. A positive test may not equate to impairment. Those of us who have spent a…

Question: In states where recreational marijuana is legal, how does that affect federal Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations?¬† For example, what can we do if an employee is involved in a motor vehicle accident while on the job and tests positive for marijuana? Answer: DOT regulations take precedence over state laws when it comes to…