EMPLOYEE SUSPENDED FOR FAILURE TO REPORT DUI ARRESTS AND CONVICTION
An Amtrak conductor based in Miami, Florida, was suspended from his position on February 24, 2022, for failing to report a conviction and two driver’s license suspensions related to alcohol. Our investigation found that the employee violated company policies by failing to report these actions to the company. Prior to his administrative hearing, the employee signed a waiver accepting responsibility and agreed to attend Employee Assistance Program (EAP) counseling. The employee was held out of service without pay until he was cleared by EAP to return to work. The employee served an 81-day suspension.