Sisk to pause introduction of alcohol and drug testing for union staff
Union accused construction firm of skirting industry-wide talks over the implementation of a policy for intoxicant testing
A leading Irish building company has agreed to pause the introduction of drug and alcohol testing for some staff after it was accused of bypassing industry-wide talks on the development of a new policy around intoxicants in the construction sector.
John Sisk & Son, which recorded turnover of more than €1 billion in 2019, will tomorrow implement mandatory testing for intoxicants for all staff except those registered with Unite, the Union.
The partial climbdown came ...