Valerie Butera Quoted in “Post-Injury Drug Testing Under Fire”

Business Insurance

Valerie Butera, a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s Washington, DC, office, was quoted in Business Insurance, in “Post-Injury Drug Testing Under Fire,” by Gloria Gonzalez.

Following is an excerpt:

However, the way the rule is written implies that if an employer cannot cite a regulation or statute requiring testing, such as U.S. Department of Transportation requirements, for example, that employer must have a “smoking gun reason” for compelling employees to submit to the testing, said Valerie Butera, a Washington-based member of the labor and employment practice of Epstein Becker & Green P.C.