Advisory on NYC Pre-Employment Drug Testing Featured in SIA (Staffing Industry Analysts)SIA (Staffing Industry Analysts) April 17, 2019
SIA (Staffing Industry Analysts) recently featured an Act Now Advisory titled “NYC Passes Bill Banning Pre-Employment Marijuana Drug Testing,” co-authored by Nathaniel M. Glasser, Lauri F. Rasnick, Michael F. McGahan, Steven M. Swirsky, Amanda M. Gómez, and Anastasia A. Regne.
Following is an excerpt:
The New York City Council on April 9 passed a bill that prohibits employers from pre-employment drug testing for marijuana and tetrahydrocannabinols, known as “THC,” the active ingredient in marijuana, Epstein Becker & Green P.C. writes in a Lexology blog post. The bill prohibits employers, labor organizations, and employment agencies from requiring a prospective employee to submit to a marijuana or THC drug test as a condition of employment. Mayor de Blasio is expected to sign the bill, which would take effect in one year.
Read the full Advisory here.