Drug Testing in the Work Place Term Paper by The Research Group

Drug Testing in the Work Place
Discusses the issue of drug testing in both public & private workplaces. Considers legal ramifications of productivity, privacy & constitutionality.
# 11254 | 1,125 words | 10 sources | 1996 | US
Published on May 18, 2003 in Business (Human Resources) , Criminology (Drugs Enforcement)

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"Drug testing in the workplace is an issue because of the fact that drug abuse by American workers endangers their coworkers. Drug abuse also reduces productivity, costs the company and eventually the consumer money, and contributes to health problems which are then paid for either by the company or the public in some fashion. Many employers have introduced some form of drug testing program in order to reduce costs and offer help to drug abusing employees. There are concerns that such testing violates privacy rights and could lead to employees being disciplined or even fired. There are also concerns that the testing is not adequate or accurate and that innocent employees will suffer as a consequence. The courts have been called in to adjudicate these matters."

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