Employment Law

Other Employment Law Considerations

Can your employer require you to take a drug test?

In most states, yes, an employer can require employees to take drug tests. Some public employees (those who work for the government) may be able to assert a Fourth Amendment claim (against unreasonable searches and seizures) because a drug test is an invasive process. However, private employees do not have the benefit of asserting a Fourth Amendment claim.


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