Last Updated: 03/13/2019
Employees / Employee definition
The employee is any person hired by an employer to do a specific job. The applicant recieves the status of employee after a thorough process of interviews with several departments within a company. If the individual is determined to be a satisfactory fit for the position, he is given an official offer of employment within that company for a defined starting salary and position. This individual then has all the rights and privileges of an employee, which may include medical benefits and vacation days.
DOT Regulated Employees
Anyone designated in DOT regulations as a safety-sensitive employee is subject to DOT drug & alcohol testing. Commercial Drivers License(CDL) holders who operate Commercial Motor Vehicles, 26,000 lbs. or greater, or operate a vehicle that carries 15 passengers or more, are required to display a DOT placard in the transportation of hazardous material.