Testing the limits: when Honest Belief meets Workplace Reality.

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An employee gets drug tested and the test comes back positive. Seems like an easy call to make… or so you think. This was the predicament that an Airgas employee found himself in after using hemp products during his cancer treatments. After trying to plead his case, that he had not been doing drugs, Airgas terminated him, claiming it was their honest belief that it was the right decision based on their information. 

The story may have ended there if it weren’t for a plot twist that drives home the importance of documentation and proper investigation. Stay tuned to the end

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