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By The Canadian Press
EDMONTON — A union that represents 3,000 oilsands workers at Suncor Energy sites in Alberta has won a court injunction against random drug testing.
Unifor Local 707-A had argued that random testing would be a violation of workers’ rights and privacy.
Calgary-based Suncor has said random tests are needed to bolster safety and wanted to start its program this month.
In his ruling, Queen’s Bench Justice Paul Belzil said the privacy rights of employees are just as important as safety.