Tag: drug screening

Question: If an employee is injured on the job, but fails a post-accident drug test, can the employer deduct medical fees from the employee’s paycheck based on the test results? Answer: Employers are not permitted to take deductions for any such fees from an employee’s paycheck. The employer should contact the workers’ compensation carrier regarding the test…

Question: Who in our company, besides our HR department, should have access to background and drug screening records for new hires? Answer: A general best practice for any employment-related information is that only those with a business need to know should have access to employee’s background and drug-screening test results. Employers should also review relevant…