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    "Drug use is information that is rightfully private and only in exceptional cases can an employer claim a right to know about such use." Defend or oppose this statement.

    How is your response to this assignment consistent with the moral philosophy (GOLDEN RULE) you described in the Unit 1 discussion board assignment? Explain. If it is not consistent with that philosophy, explain why your philosophy has changed.

    **Golden Rule -treat others as you would want to be treated.
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    My position is that this is a defendable position. The real argument is whether an employer can use the need for drugs or medications against the person. The statement as is can be too ambiguous. Who gets to decide the meaning of "drug use" and does it include prescription medications prescribed for the person?

    As a reality check, yes there are jobs or positions that using many medications types, could cause harm or damage, both property and to people. Drug use, even prescription drugs, that hamper a person's ability to think clearly or cause drowsiness can be used as an excuse to not hire or transfer a person ...

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    How to apply the "Golden Rule" to a matter of ethics as presented in a statement.