Substance abuse: Managing drugs and alcohol in the workplace

Employers should review the contents of their drugs and alcohol policy and how they handle breaches of that policy in light of recent developments, writes Stephen Levinson ‘A number of decisions in the tribunals have been against employers who applied a blanket ban without considering exactly what, if any, risks had occurred.’ A huge row …
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Cases Referenced

  • Ball v First Essex Buses Ltd [2018] ET 3201435/2017
  • Glassford v Royal Mail Group [2018] UKEATS/0012/18/JW
  • McElroy v Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust [2015] ET 3400622/2014