Problem

Invasion of privacy through testing

Other Names:
Enforced lie detector tests
Enforced drug testing
Enforced polygraph tests
Mandatory AIDS testing
Invasive medical examinations
Incidence:
Companies are using hair testing (which is five times more effective than urine testing) to detect drug abuse by employees. Hair testing is more reliable and screens for longer-term drug use, rather than for the few days prior to the test.
Broader Problems:
Infringement of privacy
Narrower Problems:
Indeterminate sex tests
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
12.05.2000 – 00:00 CEST