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Workplace Drug Testing Laws for Montana

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

Under Montana law there are specific rules private employers must follow to have a qualified drug testing policy.

The statute provides specific guidelines on what to implement in its policy. The statute also provides protections to employees from employers which allow employees to rebut positive drug test results.

If employees have a reasonable explanation or medical opinion for positive test results employees cannot take adverse action against the employee. All drug testing results must remain confidential.

Montana statute has explicitly listed exceptions when drug testing results can be released. Employers should carefully review the state statute and ensure that its policy meets all the requirements.