CPR worker slides into drug test

Worker reported minor vehicle accident and was asked to take test
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 03/18/2015

This instalment of You Make the Call involves an employee who was suspended following an accident in a company vehicle.

Andrew Jones was a signal and communication maintainer for Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) in Lloydminster, Sask., responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining signal and communications equipment for the railway. On March 6, 2013, Jones was driving a CPR vehicle performing regulatory maintenance. The road was icy, so he was travelling between 10 and 20 km per hour in a 40 km per hour zone.