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November 28 2017

Latest From Fair Work Commission On Drug And Alcohol Policy Breaches

Coles Group Supply Chain Pty Ltd. recently dismissed an employee who tested positive to cannabis, breaching the Fair Work Commission's zero tolerance policy on illicit drugs.

It is recommended that employers consider a zero tolerance policy that is framed in the language of test results, rather than impairment, make no references to windows of detection, make the compliance to drug and alcohol policies clear to all employees, consistently enforce the policy, and consider the employee's personal circumstances.