City of Minneapolis Enterprise Policy Coversheet
Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy (Reasonable Suspicion)
Departments: All departments under the jurisdiction of the Mayor and City Council.
Employees: Classified, appointed, politically appointed or temporary employees under the jurisdiction of the Mayor and City Council. In cases where current labor agreements apply, drug and alcohol testing will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of those contracts. Thus, it is extremely important to check the applicable labor agreement for procedures that may supersede what are outlined in the policy and procedures referenced here.
Establishes policy, roles and responsibilities for conducting drug & alcohol testing on individuals suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or using controlled substances without legitimate medical explanation.
Council Approval Date: July 31, 2009
Effective Date: August 8, 2009 (Published in Finance in Commerce)
Last Revision Date: July 31, 2009
"Drug Abuse"; "Drug and Alcohol Testing"; "Chemical Dependency"; Discipline; "Drug-Free Workplace"; "Positive Test Result"; "Reasonable Suspicion"; Rights; "Substance Abuse"; "Under the Influence"; Alcohol; Drug; "Appeals Procedure"
Procedures and Forms
Director of Human Resources (612) 673-2139 and
Human Resources Manager (Administration) (612) 673-3103 and
Labor Relations Coordinator (612) 673-3521
Last updated Jan. 22, 2013