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Cadbury is a well-known organisation which manufactures and sells confectionary It is part of a bigger company called Mondelz International There is only one branch in New Zealand and is located in Dunedin There are 571 employees working in this branch As its factory operates for 24 hours employees work in shifts covering this non-stop factory In terms of employment relations Cadbury works with two unions one is Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union EPMU which deals with engineers and trades staff The second one deals with confectionary that is Service and Food Workers Union SFWUQuestion 1What is the issue and why is it important to this organisationC Theissen personal communication August 6 2013 reported that the firm is proposing to modify existing alcohol and drugs testing at workplace policy The rational behind this change is to ensure safety of employees As per The Health and Safety In Employment Act 1992 HSEA it is the responsibility of the employer to take all reasonable steps to prevent potential harms to employees This proposal is a current issue in regard to employment relations EREmployees in this firm work with potentially hazardous machines andor process For example the process of melting chocolate involves exposure to high room temperature Another example is cutting chocolate using sharp tools The supervising staff of such processes needs to be alert and pay attention to machines workflow Failure to do so may result in serious harmCurrently the existing policy is to test prospective candidates prior to employment only The key purpose of undertaking pre-employment testing is that they want to eliminate candidates who have a drug habit Although they may look at rehabilitation programs for existing staff it is not appropriate for them to employ people who may have an established drug habit The study firm does not employ candidates who test positive for drugs and a negative test is an absolute requirement However there is no more testing after hiring Obviously a negative
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