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Layne v. Kanawha County Board of Education, No. 16-0407 (W.VA. Feb. 17, 2017)

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Court Upholds Dismissal of Employee Based on Refusal to Submit to Reasonable Suspicion Drug Test

Jackson Lewis P.C. • March 06, 2017
The highest court in West Virginia recently affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit in which an employee challenged the decision to terminate her employment after she refused to submit to a reasonable suspicion drug test. Layne v. Kanawha County Board of Education, No. 16-0407 (W.VA. Feb. 17, 2017). The case highlights the right way to conduct reasonable suspicion testing, and illustrates the usefulness of such testing to employers.