Mighty River Power's drug test battle not over yet

A geothermal technician who refused a random drug test at Mighty River Power is considering further legal action after the employment watchdog ruled against his contractual right to decline the test.

The Electrical Union representing Dean Cowell says an appeal is being considered, but first it has asked MRP to consider some alternatives put forward in a letter this week.

These include a joint application to the court for advice about consent for an employers gathering personal information from employees.


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