Posts tagged with : mandatory random drug and alcohol testing

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Posted:
Dec 6
2018

In a Flash | Random Drug and Alcohol Testing is a Go at Suncor Worksites in the Oil Sands

Safety matters. Controlling impairment as a potential hazard has evidently continued to be a priority for Suncor even with the energy sector under pressure on multiple fronts. It has been a long road for Suncor to reach an agreement with the Union. One that had many a speedbump and even U-turns at times. See our […]

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Posted:
Feb 12
2018

IN A FLASH – Random Drug and Alcohol Testing: A High Bar in British Columbia

A British Columbia arbitrator has struck down a mining company’s mandatory random drug and alcohol testing program, ruling that it is an unreasonable exercise of management rights given the necessity to balance the safety and privacy interests of the parties. Following the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Irving Pulp & Paper, Arbitrator John Kinzie ruled […]

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