On June 16, the Massachusetts Municipal Human Resources Annual Meeting will cover federal drug and alcohol testing requirements for those with commercial driver’s licenses.

Municipal employers must comply with mandatory drug and alcohol regulations from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for CDL drivers. Any employer of CDL drivers must follow a specific set of drug and alcohol testing rules, and noncompliance can result in fines for the organization.

Ted Dawson, owner of Advantage Drug Testing, will lead a comprehensive training about the federal regulations and what municipal employers need to know to ensure compliance.

The MMHR Annual Meeting will include a vote on the fiscal 2023 budget and MMHR board slate; presentation of the 2022 Skop Award; and a legislative update from MMA Legislative Director Dave Koffman.

The annual meeting will be held at Grandview Farm, 55 Center St. in Burlington.

Registration and networking will begin at 8:30 a.m. The program will start at 9 a.m., and lunch will be served.

The registration fee is $40 for members and $55 for nonmembers. A registration link is available at www.mma.org.

Due to a recent rise in COVID-19 cases, the MMA is currently requiring attendees to wear masks at all in-person meetings except when eating, drinking or presenting. On the day of the event, attendees also must show proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID (card, photo or QR code). (Religious or medical vaccine exemptions are allowed with a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours.) These safety protocols are subject to change based on the latest public health data and guidance.

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