This rule defines the occupations eligible for drug testing as a precondition for receiving unemployment compensation benefits.
This rule has been repealed.
Occupations listed by the U.S. Department of Labor that may regularly require drug testing those that require carrying a firearm, aviation flight crews, air traffic controllers, commercial drivers, railroad crews, pipeline crew members and commercial maritime crew members.
NEWS AND RESOURCES
States Have Green Light to Drug Test the Unemployed
Think Progress: May 11, 2017
Republicans Are Killing This Regulation in Order to Save It
The Huffington Post: April 19, 2017
Why Yes, Members of Congress Would Be Happy to Take Drug Tests
The Huffington Post: March 22, 2017
Congress Wants to Drug Test People Applying for Unemployment
ATTN: March 20, 2017
Congress Approves of Drug Test Measure That Vilifies Unemployed Workers
Truthout: March 16, 2017
Is the GOP Drug-Testing Plan About to Backfire?
Politico: March 15, 2017