Workplace Drug Testing Issues – Minnesota State Laws
These categories do not effect DOT-regulated drug testing. Government employers should always call for potential additional restrictions on employee drug testing.
A written drug-free workplace policy is required in Minnesota, see also Minnesota’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Act; AUTHORIZED DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING – 181.951
Important to Note: In Minnesota employers are required to notify employees and applicants in writing of both positive and negative results within 3 days of receipt of the results from a laboratory.
Adults may legally possess cannabis on August 1, 2023. The law does provide language protecting those who consume cannabis at home from facing sanctions in the workplace if they test positive for cannabis metabolites on a drug screen. Caution is advised when making employment decisions based marijuana positive drug test.