A drug syndicate operating from multiple suburbs in Perth has been hit hard by Kensington police as more than $3 million worth of drugs, firearms, stolen property and other assets were seized in multiple raids, says a report by Alyesha Anderson for PerthNow. Backed by eight search warrants, the raids were conducted in Welshpool, East…
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A recent ruling by the Fair Work Commission shows that a worker’s summary dismissal for drug use in safety critical work environments is lawful, even when the termination process lacks procedural fairness.
Researchers from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre have found out that the number of young ice users in Australia has tripled in four years, according to a report by Rachel Olding for The Sydney Morning Herald.
The sporting world has been hit by another doping scandal. Maria Sharapova, former top-ranked female tennis player in the world, has admitted in a press conference that she tested positive for a recently banned substance at the Australian Open.
The Fair Work Commission has upheld the dismissal of a worker for a failed drug test upon returning from a trip to Bali, says a report from OHSAlert.
Australian police have seized 720 litres of methylamphetamine or liquid ice stashed in a shipment of bras, says a report by ABCNews.
Some businesses may treat drug use that occurs outside of allocated work hours as not really a workplace problem. That, however, is not really the case, as stressed in an article on the Industry Update website.
Wellington police are saying that a bath salts overdose killed 27-year-old Kerry Grant, says Joel Maxwell and Tommy Livingston in a report for Stuff NZ.