Tag Archives: drug testing

NJ Firefighter Terminated in 2015 Reinstated

A Patterson firefighter who was terminated in 2015 following a positive drug screen, has been ordered reinstated. A three judge panel from the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court handed down the decision today involving Eric Beagin.

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Honolulu Fire Confronts Medical Marijuana Test Case

A Honolulu firefighter with a prescription for medical marijuana who tested positive on random testing will keep his job, but must complete counseling and stop using the drug. The unidentified firefighter reportedly has a medical marijuana card and can lawfully possess and use the drug. However, the Hawaii law that legalizes medical marijuana does not require employers to accommodate its use.

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Post Accident Drug Testing in the Headlines

Today’s burning question: After an apparatus accident last week and I was sent for routine drug/alcohol testing. The local newspaper wrote an article about the accident naming me as the driver and indicating that I was sent for drug testing. The way it was written implied I was sent because I did something wrong.

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