TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! INSIDERS WARN OF CHANGE THAT COULD REQUIRE STRICTER RANDOM DRUG TESTS OF KANSAS CITY FIREFIGHTERS!!!
UPDATED . . . Oy, you people are picky and we split this story into two and cleaned it up a bit thanks to reader complaints. The changes are highlighted. You're welcome.
A lot of people don't know that KCFD doesn't have to endure STRICT regular random drug tests like so many other municipal employees thanks to some rather sweet contract negotiations.
A lot of public works employees who operate heavy machinery are subjected to random drug tests.
Cops are randomly drug tested.
And in Missouri welfare recipients are also drug tested.
Like it or not, powerful bargaining tactics from Kansas City firefighters have taken them MOSTLY out of the drug war.
However . . .
RECENT EVENTS AND LONG STANDING BACKGROUND CHATTER ABOUT KANSAS CITY FIRE HOUSE SHENANIGANS HAVE INSPIRED MORE THAN A FEW POLITICOS TO TALK ABOUT NEW STRICTER REQUIREMENTS WHICH MIGHT SUBJECT KCFD TO MORE STRINGENT REGULAR RANDOM DRUG TESTING!!!
The political reality is that STRICTER drug testing for employees on the public payroll is an easy sell. KCFD operates heavy machinery and works to save lives . . . Ensuring the health of this organization by STRICTER screening for drug abuse is a pubic service and possibly a cost cutting measure against liability and promoting employee health as well.
Developing . . .