Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Court Orders Evaluation of Employee Drug-Testing Policies

No more lounging around on your Century furniture when it comes to drug testing policy. A recent development may help small-businesses have a bigger say in how they are regulated in regards to their drug testing policies.

A recent court ruling on employee drug testing policies will help small businesses have a bigger say in the federal regulatory process, according to advocacy and trade groups.

A U.S. Court of Appeal last month ordered the Federal Aviation Administration to re-evaluate the extra costs of a proposed drug-testing program, which would have required all aircraft-repair subcontractors at every tier -- from machine shops to dry cleaners -- to test their employees. full story