April 14, 2016 – Will Isern
When informed of the nurse’s request that he report to the city’s health clinic, Glover wrote an email to her explaining that he was not a member of the fire department’s bargaining unit whose agreement with the city includes a provision for drug testing. Glover asked to know under whose authority he was being ordered to submit to testing.
Sisson responded to Glover’s email, writing that, “Due to the nature of your work as a public safety employee (sic) and at the direction of the City Administrator, you are required to participate as requested.”
Reached Thursday, Glover said it was the first time in his 27-year career with the fire department that he was asked to submit for random drug testing. [READ MORE]