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Policies, Procedures & SafeguardsApril 10, 2018
Speak with Employsure before commencing drug testing to ensure all employment agreements and policies are in order. It’s important that any testing is performed appropriately, legally and is compliant with the Privacy Act 1993 and the Human Rights Act 1993.
Formal counselling should be offered, unless significant factors indicate a reason for immediate dismissal.
Personal leave policy applies to employees who have tested positive and need time off for treatment or rehabilitation. It is the same procedure as for other illnesses or injuries.
For more information about this difficult subject please call us to speak with an Employsure advisor on 0800 675 700.