Re: The OTHER Test

Subject: Re: The OTHER Test
From: "Tracy Boyington" <tracy_boyington -at- okcareertech -dot- org>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2000 09:11:45 -0500

>>> <Marilyn_Baldwin -at- capgroup -dot- com> 10/18/00 06:40PM >>>
>I guess I'm puzzled by so much resistance to drug testing.

Well, while I tend to fall into the "I have nothing to hide" camp, I can still see some issues... false positives, medicinal use, setting a precedent for testing for *other* things, etc.

>If you owe big bucks on
>student loans, have huge house payments, are stretched out to the edge
>on your credit cards and sometimes miss making minimum payments - gee,
>that can be a definite heads-up to a potential employer who is about to
>place you in a department with access to corporate accounts.

OTOH, you're an ideal candidate, since you'd probably take a lot of abuse without walking out. ;-)

Tracy Boyington tracy_boyington -at- okcareertech -dot- org
Oklahoma Department of Career & Technology Education
Stillwater, OK

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