Alcohol in the Workplace 0.05% vs 0.00%

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Recently, media reports have been published regarding Southern Water in Tasmania and union resistance to 0.00% in their new alcohol policy.

The claims of their union members (Australian Services Union) include that a 0.00% places responsibility on employees which is “above the law”.

A quote from the ASU website goes on to say 0.00% is “unworkable, unreasonable and goes beyond the accepted legal and community standard of 0.05%”. 

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