The increased presence of drugs and alcohol has become a common topic of discussion, not only in the media, but in the workplace as well. While the country as a whole faces epidemic proportions of overdose cases each year, employers are confronted on a daily basis with a myriad of intoxication levels, including legal levels. Employers must take steps each and every day to ensure a safe work place, minimize accidents and losses, and consistently apply a written drug and alcohol policy. This artic...
2018 will see the effects of many laws and regulations that that were passed in the last year. Following is a brief “year in review” highlighting the federal and state regulations that matter to Pennsylvania’s school bus contractors.
1/19/2018| Reference Number : 110.1| Legal
, School Bus | ELDTR
, OSHA 300 Logs
, D&A Testing
, Upper Merion Area School District v. Teamsters Local #384 165 A.3d 56 (June 23 2017)
, Susan Wilkinson v. Marvin Klinger Inc. 2017 WL 6017843 (Dec. 5 2017)
, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) |
The 2017 legal environment was active for school bus contractors in Pennsylvania but the two cases discussed in this article are notable because they demonstrate the wide range of results that can occur when courts review termination of employment due to a driver’s positive drug test. Contact our office to obtain a copy of the full article discussing the cases, as well as considerations for school bus contractors.