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DOT Guidance Regarding COVID-19

DOT Guidance Regarding COVID-19 24 Mar

This guidance document sent out by the Department of Transportation provides clarity to DOT-regulated employers, employees, and service agents on conducting DOT drug-and-alcohol testing given concerns about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). We, as a Nation, are facing an unprecedented public health emergency that is...

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OSHA Issues Memorandum On Post-Accident Drug Testing

OSHA Memorandum on Post-Accident Testing 12 Oct

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently published a memorandum clarifying that an earlier ruling (29 C.F.R. § 1904.35(b)(1)(iv)) that prohibited employers from retaliating against employees for reporting work-related injuries or illnesses. Their clarification states that this ruling does not prohibit workplace safety incentive programs or post-incident...

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