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Details: Consider the following statement:

Drug use is information that is rightfully private and only in exceptional cases can an employer claim a right to know about such use.
Defends or opposes this statement.
Determine your stance on the issue of drug testing and employee drug use, and in 3 to 5 paragraphs, write how you feel about the issue.

You may use the following questions to help outline your response:
- Do employers always have a right to know about employee drug use?
- What if the drug use has no effect on employee performance?
- What if the drug use constitutes a serious health risk?
- How would you (as a manager) address the issue of employee drug use?

List any web sources to cite document. Thank you.

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This solution provides information about the rights an employee has in terms of their drug use and drug testing. This solution is 328 words.

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I think that drug use is information that an employer has a right to know about. An employer has a right to know about an employee's drug use as it may affect work performance. Furthermore, drug use could inhibit their driving if they have a job that requires travel, which could in turn lead to a suit against the employer. One employee's drug use could affect other employees and their ability to deal with the moods that may be caused by the employee using ...

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