The laws surrounding employee drug testing varies from state to state. In Alaska, there are a number of regulations employers must follow in order to implement compliant drug testing policies and procedures.
All employers are covered should they choose to implement drug testing in the workplace.
Grounds for not hiring: positive results or refusal to get tested
Employees should be given notice at least 30 days in advance, with a written policy statement
Authorized testing: random, job-related purpose necessary for business
Positive result or refusal may lead to discipline or discharge
Separate provisions on testing and discipline for school bus drivers
Conditions & Methods
Confidential test results
Confirming test in case of a positive result
Get results within 5 days
Opportunity to explain positive results within 10 days
Alaska Marijuana Laws
Marijuana legislation in Alaska may have implications when it comes to screening employees for cannabis use. For more information, visit Alaska Marijuana Laws.
Laboratory Drug Testing in Alaska
If you are an employer or administrator looking to schedule employee drug testing in Alaska, type in your ZIP code to find the laboratory testing site nearest you: