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Prescription Drugs in the Workplace

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Know your employer rights and obligations.

According to a study in 2017 by Health Day, 55 percent of Americans regularly take a prescription medicine—and they're taking more than ever. However, some drugs can impact an employee’s ability to safely or efficiently perform their job. Our legal guide will help you understand your rights and obligations as an employer when it comes to addressing concerns about prescription drug use in the workplace.

Why do I need this legal guide?

  • Disclosure of prescription drug use

    Learn how and when you can require employees to disclose use of prescription drugs.

  • Under the influence?

    Know what to do when you suspect someone is under the influence of drugs on the job.

  • Safety-sensitive jobs

    Understand your options when an employee in a safety-sensitive job uses a prescription drug that causes drowsiness or other safety concerns.

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