A Navy employee told to take a random drug test left before the test and created a complex tale to explain his actions during the multiple levels of appeal that followed his removal.
A federal employee who was fired as a result of a positive drug test stays fired upo9n appeal despite the employee paying for a subsequent polygraph and drug tests.
A Navy firefighter who was fired for failing a random drug test has failed to convince the MSPB or a federal court to overturn his removal.
When this Army facility conducted random drug tests, it apparently never had a positive result. When one showed up, there was some confusion and, eventually, the employee was fired. The MSPB upheld the removal but the Federal Circuit sent the case back to the Board noting that “all relevant email related to (this) case is beyond question.”