Termination excessive for drug policy violation

The grievor had purchased drugs on company property but not used them there. When confronted, he refused to sign a last chance agreement to save his job. He was fired. The arbitrator found termination to be an excessive penalty.

A warehouse worker was first suspended and then fired after he refused to sign a Last Chance Agreement following allegations that he had violated the employer’s workplace drug and alcohol policy.

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