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Do you think drug testing is an invasion of privacy?
Did you know that a simple drug test reveals not only any illict drugs in your system but also ALL prescribed medication? Will thoose of use on anti-depressants, or medication for certain illness be denied health insurance? Not get the job????? I understand drug testing for say like airline piolts, but to work in retail???? How about a durg test you take when you arrive for your shift and return from lunch? Does your job OWN you 24/7?What I do on MY time is my business. Comments please? Trying to understand.
Totally depends on the circumstance as to whether i'd think its an invasion of privacy or not.. At work, if its a bus driver or something then yeah cant argue with that, or an athlete, cant argue with that either.. But as a whole, i would say i believe they are an invasion of privacy, yes.
I have to agree with The Optimizers below. Bus drivers and airline pilots. . . .very reasonable to do the drug tests.
Wall mart or retail, etc - ridiculous.
We live in a society where freedom requires millions of dollars, and is unavailable to those who choose to pursue the "American Dream" by standard measures and activities.
I work in the construction industry and refuse to work next to someone high on any drug, whether it be alcohol, weed, crack or any thing else that will affect their judgement or ability. My life is worth more to me than some junkies high.
Retail - do you think that a crack addict is more likely to steal than someone that doesn't use? Do you think they are less likely to get to work on time and do the job correctly? Do you think they will get along better with other employees or customers while worrying about their next fix? There are good reasons to keep the drug scene out of the workplace. Any workplace.
I am NOT ADVOCATING THE USE OF DRUGS! I agree with wilderness that I don't want to work with someone who is high on anything...I am wondering if there is a better way to drug tes, maybe a there should be a test you can take at the beginning of your shift and/or anytime you leave the premisses. (?)
People can use "test clean" products so they may only be clean the one time they are tested prior to employment. Many drugs are out of your system within days.
Can drug testing lead to the refusel of medical insurance due to pre-existing conditions? Just thinking out loud thank you all for your feedback.
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