Pre-Employment Drug Screening and Drug Testing In Illinois
We provide convenient pre-employment drug screening primarily through Quest Diagnostics with thousands of offices nationwide. The state of Illinois has passed specific legislation to encourage employers to adopt a drug free workplace program.
Illinois Statute 820 ILCS 265/20 After a conditional job offer has been made, pre-employment drug screening may be required.
The state of Illinois supports the federal government’s drug-free workplace program, which provides incentive to employers who voluntarily apply for and maintain such program.
Illinois drug testing and alcohol testing procedures are also governed by the Illinois Human Rights Act and other disability anti-discrimination rules.
Costs for drug tests must be paid by the employer.
Employee’s requests for retests are at the employee’s expense.
Employers may not discriminate by testing only certain groups of employees by race or gender for drug testing.
Nor, may they defame an employee by publicizing an employee’s positive test results.
ADA. An applicant who is taking medication for a disability is protected by the Americans With Disability act (ADA.)
Along with pre-employment drug screening, we also offer a complete menu of all other employment screening services from criminal records checks to instant state driving records. For a complete listing and description of the other pre-employment screening services we offer, please Click Here