RE: Who cares about ethics?

Subject: RE: Who cares about ethics?
From: Sean Brierley <seanb_us -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2003 08:35:03 -0700 (PDT)

Oh, I vehemently disagree.

Do you eat doughnuts? Fish and chips? Drink coffee? Do
you drive? Walking would be safer, you know. Do you
have a pet dog? You'll live longer if you do--married?
Children might reduce your availability for work, do
you have those?

At what point do individual choices reasonably permit
an employer to deny your employment?



--- MList -at- chrysalis-its -dot- com wrote:
> Sean Brierley [mailto:seanb_us -at- yahoo -dot- com]
> [...]
> > Witnessing an employer refusing to hire a
> > well-qualified candidate because they were a
> smoker.
> [...]
> The smoker would probably expect to receive the same
> nominal benefits package as other employees. The
> smoker
> could be seen to be deliberately choosing to raise
> the
> cost of group insurance/bennies for that employer,
> and indirectly for the other employees. If the loss
> of
> that particular candidate were considered less than
> the
> anticipated longterm losses due to having him/her in
> the insuree pool, then that looks like a good
> business
> decision on the part of the employer. No ethical
> consideration
> there.

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