Workplace Drug Testing Laws For Alaska

Alaska has a voluntary drug testing law. For companies that wish to qualify for limited legal protections, they must comply with this law.

In order to receive the benefits of the law, employers must implement a comprehensive policy and must adhere to a specific collection, testing, and confidentiality procedures.

The statute provides a rebuttable presumption that tests performed that followed the statute are accurate.

The law also allows for on-site testing; in order for employers to include on-site testing in its policy training and certification of the employer is required.

Medical Marijuana and Recreational Marijuana are both legal in the state; Employers are not required to make accommodations for either Marijuana use.

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  • Published: 12/19/2022
  • Updated: 12/19/2022
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