Are you testing for drugs, or for alcohol?Positive results ruled inadmissible in Vancouver arbitration caseBy John Dujay04/01/2019|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/11/2019An employee for Vancouver Drydock, a shipyard of Seaspan, was improperly tested for both al-cohol and drug impairment, according to an arbitrator. Credit: Google Street View A Vancouver employer recently found out the hard way that testing an employee for drug impairment on top of alcohol impairment — without a reasonable cause to do so — is not allowed.A Vancouver Drydock employee reported for work as a labourer on March 13, 2017, and three co-workers immediately detected the smell of alcohol on the worker, identified as “C.L.”He was told during a meeting that he must take a breathalyzer test for alcohol and submit to a urine test for drugs. C.L. was advised if he didn’t take the test, he would be fired. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.