EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECKS
Pre-Employment Drug Screening And Drug Testing In Kentucky
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All drug and alcohol testing of employees is permissible in compliance with the state administrative regulations and the federal law.
Certified employers must implement drug and alcohol testing procedures based on the provisions of the Drug-Free Workplace Act.
Drug testing and alcohol testing mandated in Kentucky for workers in transportation and mining industries.
School bus drivers, commercial drivers and school bus mechanics can be randomly tested for traces of drugs or alcohol in their system
Costs for drug tests must be paid by the employer.
Employee’s requests for retests are at the employee’s expense.
Employers may not discriminate by testing only certain groups of employees by race or gender for drug testing.
Nor, may they defame an employee by publicizing an employee’s positive test results.
ADA. An applicant who is taking medication for a disability is protected by the Americans With Disability act (ADA.)
Drug Free workplace credit on Workers’ Compensation premiums.
The coal mining industry is mandated to have a drug screening program.
Applicant miners are required to present proof of being alcohol and drug free through testing approved by the State Office of Mine Safety and Licensing or through other testing facilities.
Alcoholic beverages and controlled substances are strictly prohibited within and around the vicinity of mines.
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