Alabama Drug Testing Laws

Alabama drug testing laws

The laws surrounding employee drug testing varies from state to state. In Alabama, there are a number of regulations employers must follow in order to implement compliant drug testing policies and procedures.

Covered Employees

All employers are covered should they choose to implement drug testing in the workplace.

Applicant Testing

Applicant should be given notice and conditional employment offer

Employee Testing

  • Employees should be given notice at least 60 days in advance (must be conspicuously posted)
  • Authorized testing: random, reasonable suspicion, fitness for duty, after on-the-job injury, rehab program follow-up

Conditions & Restrictions

  • Confirming test in case of a positive result
  • Opportunity to contest or explain positive results within 5 days

Alabama Marijuana Laws

Marijuana legislation in Alabama may have implications when it comes to screening employees for cannabis use. For more information, visit Alabama Marijuana Laws.

Laboratory Drug Testing in Alabama

If you are an employer or administrator looking to schedule employee drug testing in Alabama, type in your ZIP code to find the laboratory testing site nearest you:



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