Stony reception for police chief's drugs initiative

Littlefield, David
September 1995
People Management;9/7/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 18, p8
Looks at a chief police officer's suggestion that employers have a legal and moral responsibility to join battle against drugs. Comments of Dr. Ian Oliver, chief constable of Grampian region, on the issue; Overview of a survey of Confederation of British Industry (CBI) on employers tested for drugs; Drug and alcohol screening programs.


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