Bus driver wins compensation for unfair dismissal after handling cocaine from contaminated cash


Wed, 21 Nov 2018

Ken Ball, a diabetic bus driver who attributed a positive saliva test for cocaine to handling contaminated money from student passengers after being dismissed for gross misconduct by First Essex Buses, has been awarded almost £40,000 compensation after arranging two tests of his own on his hair follicles which showed no traces of cocaine.




Category: Employment »  Dismissal; Misconduct. Keyword(s): Drug testing. Area(s) of law: Employment.
Source: Times

 

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