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Local #399 Substance Testing Program

Under the rules promulgated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Department of Transportation (DOT), employers are required to implement both alcohol and controlled substances (drug) testing of individuals who possess a commercial driver license and perform safety-sensitive functions. Contract Services acts as a Consortium/Third-party administrator (C/TPA) for testing the individuals working under the Studio Transportation Drivers, Local #399 Agreement. For additional information about Contract Services’ Substance Testing Program, please:

  • Refer to Paragraph 85.1 (previously "Company Rules") button at right.
  • Review the “Alcohol & Drug Testing: What Drivers Need to Know” booklet which is given to each individual upon his/her application to the Local #399 Industry Experience Roster.
  • Contact the Substance Testing Program with all other questions at gro.f1574157803tasc@1574157803gnits1574157803et1574157803, or call 818.565.0550 ext. 1140.
Important Note: To reiterate, Contract Services is responsible only for the testing of individuals whose names appear on the Industry Experience Roster for the Studio Transportation Drivers, Local #399. If you suspect a driver on your crew is under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, please report your concerns to the transportation captain, the unit production manager, or the appropriate company representative. If you suspect a crew member, other than a driver, is under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, please report your concerns to the unit production manager and/or the appropriate company representative.

Availability Notification

You are assumed to be available to perform safety-sensitive functions, unless you otherwise notify Contract Services. You must advise Contract Services, in writing, at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the start of your unavailability to perform safety-sensitive functions. To satisfy the writing requirements of Paragraph 85.1 (e)(4)(ii)(E), button at right, when making yourself unavailable, you have two options:

  • Send an email to gro.f1574157803tasc@1574157803gnits1574157803et1574157803 with the information below.
    1. Your first and last name
    2. Last four digits of your Social Security Number
    3. Date(s) of unavailability
      OR
  • Complete and submit the Notice of Unavailability form at right to Contract Services by email, fax, mail, or in person. Mailed requests will be processed upon receipt. Confirmation that your request has been received will be given when submitted by email.

Stipend Request

To request a stipend payment for when you are notified to proceed for a random drug test on a day when you are not employed by a Consenting Producer as specified under Local #399 Agreement Paragraph 85.1 (e)(4)(ii)(C), see the Stipend Acknowledgement button at right.

Testing Facilities

Please contact the Substance Testing Program for facility and authorization information, including testing hours, at gro.f1574157803tasc@1574157803gnits1574157803et1574157803, or call 818.565.0550 ext. 1140. For a partial list of Contract Services-approved Testing Facilities, see the Collection Sites link under Testing Facilities box at right.