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Drug testing by employers in Alaska is governed by these state rules.
An employer may only carry out the testing or retesting for the presence or evidence of use of drugs or alcohol after adopting a written policy for the testing and retesting and informing employees of the policy.
The employer must inform prospective employees that they must undergo drug testing. The employer's policy may provide for testing:
The written policy on drug and alcohol testing must include, at a minimum:
The employer may inform employees by distributing a copy of the policy to each employee subject to testing or making the policy available to employees in the same manner as the employer informs its employees of other personnel practices, including inclusion in a personnel handbook or manual or posting in a place accessible to employees.