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Impact on employees of 'drug-free workplace' campaign

In the 1980's, President Ronald Reagan launched a federal government "drug-free workplace" campaign. Discuss how this impacted employees and their attitudes towards individual privacy.

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In the 1980's, President Ronald Reagan launched a federal government "drug-free workplace" campaign. Discuss how this impacted employees and their attitudes towards individual privacy.

The drug free workplace has caused many issues in regards to individual privacy. In the 1980's and still today there are many individuals who feel as though the notion of drug testing is a violation of their privacy. The premise behind that thought process is that an individual should be allowed to do whatever they like behind their own closed doors. While this is a very popular thought from individuals, the scope of the drug problem simply is not restricted to the individual person. The drug free workplace campaign lead the country with the thought that drug use has significant impact on the people around any person who uses or abuses illegal drugs.

While the concerns over personal privacy were noted, and have credibility within our population, the outcry for the safety of individuals that are working around other employees caught on. The idea behind this is that ...

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The impact on employees of 'drug-free workplace' campaign in the 1980's is discussed.

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