Substance Abuse and Drug & Alcohol Testing
Substance abuse in the workplace engages a variety of complex concerns, interests and obligations. Policies, programs, and methods for drug and alcohol testing must be carefully designed to ensure that competing rights and interests are balanced and protected. For example, to what extent may an employer’s pursuit of related health and safety objectives jeopardize its compliance with human rights legislation or unduly infringe the privacy interests of its employees?
The upcoming seminar will:
- Identify key legal concerns regarding addressing substance abuse in the workplace
- Review the state of the law on drug and alcohol testing
- Offer practical insights regarding the effective implementation of related policies and programs