The Drug-Free Workplace Act (DFWA) requires covered employers and contractors to certify that they are maintaining a drug-free workplace. The DFWA deals with such issues as how the law requires employers to conduct drug testing; what employers must include in drug-free workplace policies; and steps that must be taken for notifying employees and government agencies about their drug-free strategies.
The DFWA requires that federal agency contractors and employers receiving federal grants of $25,000 or more certify that they are maintaining a drug-free workplace. While the law itself does not mandate or authorize drug testing, it requires covered contractors and employers to report drug-related criminal convictions to the contracting or grant agency within 10 days after the employer learns of the conviction.
The DFWA covers all organizations receiving procurement contract awards of $25,000 or more for ...(register to read more)
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