Vermont Drug Testng Laws

Vermont has framework for drug testing employees, emphasizing the rights and protections of workers. The Vermont Fair Employment Practices Act and the specific statutes under Title 21 outline the legal landscape for drug and alcohol testing in the state.

Marijuana in Vermont: Recreational marijuana use is legal in Vermont. However, employers are not required to accommodate its use in the workplace. Medical marijuana is also legalized and regulated separately.

For in-depth information, one can refer to the Vermont Fair Employment Practices Act and the provisions on drug testing in Title 21.

Drug Testing Issue Status Comments
Instant or POCT Testing Allowed, with conditions Must be in line with Vermont Fair Employment Practices Act.
Drug Panels Not Specifically Detailed Subject to employer's policy.
Laboratory Required Only labs certified by the SAMHSA.
Medical Review Officer (MRO) Required For interpreting and verifying test results.
Random Testing Restricted Mainly for safety-sensitive positions.
Post-Accident Allowed, with conditions Employer must have probable cause.
Reasonable Suspicion Allowed Based on documented evidence.
Oral Fluids Not Specifically Detailed At discretion of the employer.
Hair Testing Not Specifically Detailed At discretion of the employer.
Unemployment Denial Possible In case of violation of employer's drug-free policy.
Workers Comp Premium Reduction Not Available Vermont does not offer this incentive.
Intoxication Defense Allowed Employers can refute workers' comp claims if injury due to drug impairment.
Medical Marijuana Allowed For registered patients.
Recreational Marijuana Allowed, with workplace restrictions Not permitted during working hours or on employer's premises.
Report Driver DOT Positives As per federal standards Adherence to Federal DOT regulations.
General Statute Vermont Fair Employment Practices Act A cornerstone for workplace drug testing in Vermont.
Read more FAQ...

What is a DOT Collector Certification?

view

What Does a Specimen Collector Do?

view

How to Become a Drug Test Technician

view

Can Learners Use the Attorney Trusted™ Logo?

view

What Does Attorney Trusted™ Mean?

view

We are an education company, not a law firm. The information and content we provide is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. We make no representations, warranties, or guarantees regarding the accuracy, completeness, or applicability of the content. It is important to always consult with a qualified attorney for specific legal counsel pertaining to your individual circumstances.

Related courses

Mock Collections for DOT Breath Alcohol Technicians (BAT)

Mock Collections for DOT Breath Alcohol Technicians (BAT)

$700.00

More Info
DOT Oral Fluid Collector Train-the-Trainer

DOT Oral Fluid Collector Train-the-Trainer

$2,000.00

More Info
Non-DOT Hair Collector Basic Proficiency Training

Non-DOT Hair Collector Basic Proficiency Training

$60.00

More Info
Non-DOT Urine Specimen Collection Initial Proficiency Training

Non-DOT Urine Specimen Collection Initial Proficiency Training

$175.00

More Info
DOT Breath Alcohol Technician Basic Proficiency Training

DOT Breath Alcohol Technician Basic Proficiency Training

$175.00

More Info
DOT Urine Specimen Collector Basic Proficiency Training

DOT Urine Specimen Collector Basic Proficiency Training

$175.00

More Info
DOT Oral Fluid Collector Training

DOT Oral Fluid Collector Training

$500.00

More Info
FAA Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors

FAA Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors

$55.00

More Info
Training on New York's Workplace Drug Testing Laws

Training on New York's Workplace Drug Testing Laws

$350.00

More Info
Training on California Workplace Drug Testing Laws

Training on California Workplace Drug Testing Laws

$350.00

More Info
Non-DOT Urine Specimen Collector Train-the-Trainer

Non-DOT Urine Specimen Collector Train-the-Trainer

$2,000.00

More Info
Training on Texas Workplace Drug Testing Laws

Training on Texas Workplace Drug Testing Laws

$350.00

More Info