Drugs and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace

Posted in : Crowley Solicitors Hot Topics Series on 9 May 2014
Deirdre Crowley
Crowley Solicitors

Deirdre Crowley writes:

In this Hot Topics article, Deirdre Crowley comments on the recent announcement by Minister Varadkar that employers will be held accountable on a statutory basis for employees driving on public roads when intoxicated.

The Minister confirmed that the legislation, which is heralded to be far reaching in its meaning and effect, is currently being drafted and is expected to be published in 2015. Such is the complexity of this area that employers are well advised to consider and address their existing and potential liability as soon as possible.

Currently, there is no general

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015
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Deirdre Crowley
Crowley Solicitors

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