Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988


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Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988

Federal legislation requiring all organizations applying for federal grants to certify that a “good faith” effort will be made to prevent substance abuse in the workplace.
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The federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 only governs businesses that have federal contracts of over $25,000 (single contract).
The Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 requires all employers with federal contracts equaling or exceeding $25,000 to certify, as a condition of receiving contract awards, that they will provide and maintain a drug-free workplace.
These requirements have been mandated by the Department of Defense's Drug-Free Work Force Rules, the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, and the Department of Transportation's Procedures for Workplace Drug Testing Programs.
Two years later, Congress approved the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, which demanded that all federal grant recipients and many contractors "maintain a drug-free workplace.
The Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 was the first declaration of the war on drugs in the workplace.