NV Law on Marijuana Screening Goes Into Effect January 1

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Nevada has a new law taking effect January 1, 2020, prohibiting employers from refusing to hire applicants who test positive for marijuana during preemployment drug screenings.

Assembly Bill 132 also says that if an employer requires a drug screening during the first 30 days of employment, it must allow employees to pay for their own second test to rebut the results of the first, and employers are required to accept and give appropriate consideration to the secondary results.

The law’s restrictions don’t appear to apply to:

Current employees, although other existing state law provides certain protections for medical marijuana users; or Read more here…

Source: HR Daily Advisor

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