Drug Testing

Discussion in 'Politics' started by WillowTree, Oct 12, 2011.

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Dr, Nurse, teacher, firemen, policemen, bus drivers truck drivers drug tested?

Poll closed Oct 22, 2011.
  1. Yes

    63.2%
  2. Np

    36.8%
  1. WillowTree
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    Should


    Doctors

    Nurses

    Policemen

    Firemen


    Teachers

    Bus Drivers


    Truck Drivers




    Be drug tested..




    Yes? or No?


    If you want to go into the whys or why knots.. it's fine with me.
     
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    I will say no, generally speaking. There's no reason, in my book, to predicate employment based on what a person does on their own time. IF some kind of accident happens, and there's a reasonable basis to suspect that said accident was due to being under the influence at the work place, then I could support an employer requiring a drug or alcohol test for the sake of workmen's comp, preserving the integrity of the profession, etc.
     
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    so you are quite willing to let your loved ones go under the knife of a surgeon under the influence and if something happens then we'll test him or her?? That's good.
     
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    yes they should be drug tested !!! but I should never be drug tested !!
     
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    Personally, I am not in favor of testing anyone with good performance reviews.

    However, if they are fucking up, then that might be a good way to get to the bottom of it..and get them into treatment.
     
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    Hey..........even in the military, most of the drug testing was random. Once a month, they would call out the numbers (last digit of your SSN), and if your number was called, you took a test.

    Of those that DID take the test, only around half were actually tested.

    However.........if you did something against the UCMJ (such as going on unauthorized abscence), they generally test you when you get back to the command. Why? Because you brought suspicion on yourself by doing something wrong.

    No. They should only be tested if they screw something up. If they've got good performance reviews and do a decent job? Leave 'em alone.
     
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    probably.
     
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    Anything that deals with Public Safety? You bet. If you don't? You better have one Hell of an insurance policy...
     
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    so it's okay to test these fine folk, let them work their asses off, pay their taxes, so the drug users can get said dollars but we won't test said drug users cause it violates they privacy.. okay.. I can see where that makes good walking around sense. can't you?
     

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