Drug Testing

When Can Employers Legally Impose Drug Testing After Workplace Incidents?

When Can Employers Legally Impose Drug Testing After Workplace Incidents?

In April 2018, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench released their decision in Canadian Energy Workers’ Association v ATCO Electric Ltd, a case concerning the legality of drug and alcohol testing. This constitutes yet another case requiring the Court to balance the privacy rights of employees and the importance of maintaining safe workplaces.