Re: Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace Policy
The Joint Industry Labour Relations Committee adopts, for immediate implementation, the following alcohol and drug-free workplace policy as recommended by the Joint Industry Safety Committee:
The policy of the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union (ILWU) and the British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA) is to maintain a safe, healthy and substance free workplace.
The industry (ILWU-BCMEA) is concerned with those situations wherein the use of alcohol/drugs interferes with an employee's safety, health and job performance, or adversely affects the safety and job performance of others.
A statement of this policy is as follows: