Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy
City Departments under the jurisdiction of the Mayor and City Council.
Establishes policy, roles and responsibilities for conducting pre-employment drug & alcohol tests on prospective employees. Abuse of drugs and alcohol is a nationwide problem. It affects persons of every age, race, sex and ethnic group. It poses risks to the health and safety of employees of the City of Minneapolis and to the public. To reduce those risks, the City adopts this policy concerning drugs and alcohol in the workplace. This policy establishes standards concerning drugs and alcohol testing which all job applicants for positions covered by this policy must meet.
This drug and alcohol testing policy is intended to conform to the provisions of the Minnesota Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace Act (Minnesota Statutes, §§ 181.950 to 181.957), as well as the requirements of the federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 (Public Law 100-690, Title V, Subtitle D) and related federal regulations.
Council Approval Date: August 22, 2008
Effective Date: November 1, 2008
Last Revision Date: August 22, 2008
"Pre-Employment"; "Drug and Alcohol Testing"; "Certified Result"; "Chemical Dependency"; "Drug-Free Workplace"; "Positive Test Result"; "Valid Sample"; "Substance Abuse"; "Alcohol"; "Drug"; "Appeals Procedure"
Policy Review Group Approval
• March 4, 2008
Procedures and Forms
Manager, Employment Services (612) 673-5116
Last updated Oct. 8, 2013