Chapter 12 - DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

 

 

RECENT CASES

 

Article 12-14  (Aug. 30, 2017)

Link: AK - Zero Tolerance Policy - FF termination upheld, even though good reputation

 

Article 12-13  (June 7, 2017)

Link:  CO - Recreational Marij, No Injunction For Nebraska or Oklahoma, Or CO residents

 

Article 12-12  (May 16, 2017)

Link: MA - Firefighter indicted theft of drugs from ambulance - still entitled to workers comp. [also filed, Chap. 16]

 

Article 12-11  (March 6, 2017)

Link:  OH - Ohio Supreme Court - Cocaine & Fillers - Total Weight For Sentencing

 

Article 12-10 (Nov. 17, 2016)

Link: IL - Good Samaritan Statute Does Not Apply, Driver Overdose

 

Article 12-9  (May 3, 2016)

Link: MS - FF terminated for failure of breathalizer test - even if test not same used by PD

 

Article 12-8  (April 25, 2016)

Link:  MO - FF arrested in another state for marijuana - Fire Chief orders him to take drug test, but does not - terminated

 

Article 12-7 (Sept. 29, 2014)

Link:  NJ - State Retirement Board Will Not Allow Re-Hire Of FF With Bipolar, Drug Abuse History - Court Upholds

 

Article 12-6 (Aug. 23, 2014)

Link:  EEOC - Nuclear Plant Can Not Fire Alcoholic Employees For Drinking Off Duty - Disability [also filed, Chapter 9]

 

Article 12-5 (May 9, 2014)

Link:  FL - Pre-Hiring Drug Test For Solid Waste Coordinator Unlawful - Not Safety Sensitive Position

 

Article 12-4 (May 6, 2014)

Link:  NY - PTSD After 9/11 - FF Positive For Cocaine - Reinstated - Disability Retirement For On-Duty Shoulder Injury

 

Article 12-3 (Jan. 30, 2014)

Link:  OH - Marijuana - Ohio State Patrol Canine Scratches Car Door

 

Article 12 - 2 (July 1, 2013)

Link:  NY - FF Who Tested Positive - Sign Release So Drug Counselors Can Report On Their Progress

 

Article 12-1 (Feb. 28, 2013)

Link: MA - Drug Testing Using Hair - Boston PD

 

 

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