Agenda

SPECIAL, Employment Committee
Tuesday, 17th October, 2017 9.30 am

Venue: The Executive Meeting Room - Third Floor, The Guildhall. View directions

Contact: Vicki Plytas 02392 834058  Email: vicki.plytas@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Members' Interests

3.

Substance Misuse - Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy - Port pdf icon PDF 321 KB

Thepurpose ofthereport is to provide clarity on points raised at the Employment Committee of 12 September 2017 and recommend the introduction of a drug and alcohol testing policy for employees and third parties working at Portsmouth International Port (the Port).

 

RECOMMENDATIONS:

It is recommended that Members:

 

              i.        Note the clarification provided on points raised at the Employment Committee of 12 September 2017.

            ii.        Agree the recommendations presented at the Employment Committee of 12 September 2017, these being;

a.    Introduce drug and alcohol testing for all roles at the Port with both "random" and "with cause" testing.

b.    Adopt the Substance Misuse - Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy with the proposed changes, in order to implement the testing process fairly and consistently, in accordance with the Authority's approach to substance misuse (Appendix 1).

c.    Delegate authority to the Director responsible for HR and the Port Director, to review the Substance Misuse - Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy after an initial 1 year period and thereafter in line with all policy reviews.

 

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