Janet’s Care, Inc.’s Drug Testing Policy
Janet’s Care, Inc. is a drug-free workplace. As such, we prohibit the use of nonprescribed drugs or alcohol during work hours. If the employee comes to work under the influence of drugs or alcohol or uses drugs or alcohol during work time, the employee will be disciplined in accordance to the policy up to an including termination.
Under Janet’s Care, Inc. ‘s drug testing policy, all current and prospective employees must submit to the drug testing policy. Prospective employee’s will only be asked to submit to a test once a conditional offer of employment has been extended and accepted. An offer of employment by [Company Name] is conditioned on the prospective employee testing negative for illegal substances.
Janet’s Care, Inc.’s policy is intended to comply with all state laws governing drugtesting and is designed to safeguard employee privacy rights to the fullest extent of the law.
Before being asked to submit to a drug test, the employee will receive written notice of the request or requirements. The employee must also sign a testing authorization and acknowledgement form confirming that he or she is aware of the policy and employee’s rights.
Any drug testing required or requested by Janet’s Care, Inc. will be conducted by a laboratory licensed by the state. All expenses related to the test will be incurred by the company. Janet’s Care, Inc. will notify the employee of the name and location of the laboratory that will analyze the employee’s test sample, 8-12 hours before the employee is scheduled to be tested.
If the employee receives notice that the employee’s test results were confirmed positive, the employee will be given the opportunity to explain the positive result. In addition, the employee may have the same sample retested at a laboratory of the employee’s choice.
If there is reason to suspect that the employee is working while under the influence of an illegal drug or alcohol, the employee will be suspended with pay until the results of a drug and alcohol test are made available to Janet’s Care, Inc. by the testing laboratory. Where drug or alcohol testing is part of a routine physical or random screening, there will be no adverse employment action taken until the test results are in.
All testing results will remain confidential. Employee must sign a consent form prior to the release of results. Test results may be used in arbitration, administrative hearings and court cases arising as a result of the employee’s drug testing. Results will be sent to federal agencies as required by federal law. If the employee is to be referred to a treatment facility for evaluation, the employee’s test results will also be made available to the employee’s counselor.
Janet’s Care, Inc.’s Disclosure Regarding Background Investigation
Janet’s Care, Inc., (“the Company”) may obtain information about you from a consumer reporting agency for employment purposes. Thus, you may be the subject of a “consumer report.” The consumer report may contain information regarding your criminal history and/or motor vehicle records (“driving records”) and may also contain other background information about you. As such, the consumer report may bear upon your character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and/or mode of living.