The Fair Work Commission has ordered an employer sued for unfair dismissal to compensate a worker sacked for alcohol intoxication mainly because of its unclear drug and alcohol policy.
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A man working at a pizza restaurant in West Springfield, Massachusetts appears headed for more trouble after getting caught bringing bottled urine to a court-ordered drug test, according to a report written by Jack Flynn for Mass Live.
We know cocaine to, affecting almost every essential organ of our body. The brain is one of those organs, and researchers from Harvard University have been the first to see the effect of cocaine on the brain according to William J. Cromie for The Harvard University Gazette.
AGL has announced that it will ramp up drug and alcohol testing among power station workers, according to an ABC report.
The world of sports has never been a stranger to drug-related controversies, but if Power CEO Keith Thomas gets his way, the Port Adelaide Football Club will never get caught up in anything like that.
In a move that could only be seen as a reversal on its long-running stance against workplace drug testing, the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) is now pushing for mandatory drug and alcohol testing on building sites.
In Australia, a good number of job applicants are failing the pre-employment drug tests many employers are implementing for their companies. As it turns out, the same is true in neighbouring New Zealand, specifically in the city of Wanganui, according to a report by Regan Schoultz for the Wanganui Chronicle.
The 44-year-old truck driver who rear-ended another truck on the Hume Freeway last week has tested positive for drugs according to local police, says Patrick Hatch in a report for The Age.