Employers should not conduct random drug tests: CHRC

Canadian Human Rights Commission's new policy on drug testing gives employers guidelines to follow
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 04/10/2003

Employers should not conduct random drug testing of employees, the Canadian Human Rights Commission has ruled, and workers should only be subjected to random alcohol tests if they’re in a position where safety is at stake.

The new policy closely reflects the precedents set in the landmark 1999 Ontario Court of Appeal case,

Entrop v. Imperial Oil.