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Alberta Court of Appeal decision on drug testing 'may have legs' to go to Supreme Court

Friday, October 06, 2017 @ 11:42 AM | By Ian Burns

A major labour union is vowing to take a case regarding random drug and alcohol testing to the Supreme Court of Canada, but legal experts are in disagreement as to whether it would be heard by the nation's top justices.

Michael Lynk, Western University’s faculty of lawIn Suncor Energy Inc. v. Unifor Local 707A 2017 ABCA 313, the Alberta Court of Appeal upheld a lower court’s decision that an arbitration panel came to an unreasonable decision when it determined the energy giant had not demonstrated sufficient...