EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECKS
Employment Drug Screening Services And Drug Testing In Massachusetts
We provide convenient pre-employment drug screening and drug testing primarily through Quest Diagnostics .
Quest Diagnostics has thousands of offices nationwide for applicant convenience.
Massachusetts has not passed legislation addressing drug testing in private employment
Workers’ compensation and unemployment benefits may be denied to an employee for deliberate misconduct in violation of the employer’s standard rules or enforced policy.
A drug free workplace policy should be in place.
Time required for testing existing employees is considered compensable work time.
Costs for drug tests must be paid by the employer.
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.)