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Workplace Drug Testing Laws for New Jersey

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

Under New Jersey law there are limited rules and regulations limiting the rights of private employers to implement their own drug-testing policies. However, New Jersey case law has reinforced citizen privacy rights under the state constitution against unreasonable searches and seizures.

Employers can only implement random drug testing for “safety sensitive” positions, and courts will analyze whether a position poses a threat to work safety or the public.