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...Random drug testing at school INTRODUCTION. Random drug testing at schools is being implemented in many cities and s of the United s. Researchers for the American Journal of Public Health Christ Ringwalt and colleagues reported in 2008 that suspicionless or random drug testing is being allowed by the Supreme Court and finds support from the Office of the National Drug Control Policy. Nonetheless, the testing is being criticized by several individuals and groups with regard to its desirability and legality....
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Health Care Organization and Random Drug Testing
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...Random drug testing in the healthcare setting Affiliation Healthcare organizations and random drug testing Random drug testing among the health care profession has been a matter of discussion in the professional body for a while now. There is a set of proponents and opponents who have argued it out with valid reasons most important being its relation to the safety of patients. Realistically, the invention of the health care profession was to better the condition of the suffering patients. The health care team need to be in good shape of...
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Drug testing
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...Drug Testing: An Unnecessary Evil Testing an employee for the presence of marijuana in their system could give a positive result weeks after the person had been exposed to the drug, possibly at a weekend party that had no connection to their work. It is almost like the tyranny of authority has taken ownership of peoples lives and dictates what they can do not only at work, but also in their private hours. Still, boarding an airplane where the pilot had smoked joint just hours before takeoff may cause the person to deboard and wait for a sober pilot. This illustrates the complexity of random...
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Drug Testing
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...Drug Testing al Affiliation Introduction Random drug testing continues to pose a legal and moral dilemma in regard to the employees’ rights to work in a productive workplace and his fundamental rights to privacy (O’Keefe 1987). With the many cases of drug abuse in the work place, companies have resorted to the random drug tests to check whether an employee is using drugs or not. However, there are legal, medical and moral issues that need to be addressed before any test is done randomly especially the...
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Mandatory Drug Testing in High Schools is Needed and Effective
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...random drug testing programs—that such programs should be emplaced precisely because they are the ones most at risk and most likely to ultimately benefit. A consideration of the law In 1995 the United States Supreme Court, in Vernonia School District v... Academia Research designation: Order No. 295519] Mandatory drug testing in high schools: an essential and effective public policy For well over a decade school districts across the United States have conducted ongoing drug-testing programs to determine illicit use by students. These programs have been both applauded—usually by parents and school officials—and denounced—all too often by would-be drug abusers and their civil liberties absolutist...
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Drug testing for public assistance
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...Drug Testing for Public Assistance Introduction Drug testing for public assistance is one of the social issues being debated recently by the public due to the differences in opinion regarding the said action. There are two sides to the issue. The aim of the paper is to present a personal view regarding the matter and the reasons for having the said opinion. On one side, people who advocate the notion argue that it is just fair and rational since people asking for assistance are also citizen of the nation, thus, they must have duties toward the taxpayer. If the people who hold jobs are undertaking random drug tests then they should not be any different (Sachteleben 1). On the other hand... ...
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Drug Testing in High School Athletics
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...random drug testing in high schools exist; the main target being the athletes. Some critics are against the idea citing that cases of drug abuse are more rampant in schools that conduct drug tests. Therefore, this paper will explore the moral acceptability regarding drug testing in high schools. It will establish why it is ethically correct to support the policy in order to curb the drug abuse menace and foster a healthy environment. Despite the fact that some critics give low credit to the drug testing...
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Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients is Illegal and Unnecessary
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...Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients is Illegal and Unnecessary Random drug testing of employees and job applicants began during the “just say no” era of the 1980’s when the Reagan administration amped up the failed “war on drugs” that began in the early 1970’s by the President Nixon. Today, taking a drug sample is a routine part of the application process in many types of occupations in spite of evidence that shows drug testing is not 100 percent accurate is many times unrelated to the job description and is ineffective in slowing drug use. Employees are required to prove their innocence while showing no outward signs of using illegal drugs. Many would say that violates not only the U.S... of...
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Why student athletes should be drug tested
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...Drug Testing Athletes Several universities, schools and collages throughout US and in other nations have started testing student athletes for drugs and alcohol. These tests are on a rise since 1995 when the US Supreme Court accepted that students who are involved in athletic activities should be tested for drugs. According to ESPN, the University of Oregon has decided to implement drug tests for its athletes on random basis right after a research conducted by ESPN proved that football teams that play at University level have forty to sixty percent of the total players who are involved in the act of abusing marijuana (ESPN, 2012). Similar kind of random and announced drug activities have been...
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Why student athletes should be drug tested
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...Drug Testing Athletes Drug Testing Athletes Several universities, schools and collages throughout US and in other nations have started testing student athletes for drugs and alcohol. These tests are on a rise since 1995 when the US Supreme Court accepted that students who are involved in athletic activities should be tested for drugs. According to ESPN, the University of Oregon has decided to implement drug tests for its athletes on random basis right after a research conducted by ESPN...
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Performance Management
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...drugs thus random drug tests have become common (Wall, 2011). If found guilty, organizations have to make tough decisions to either terminate the employment contract or still, decide on the most appropriate punitive measures. Another issue that affects employee performance is the use of electronic communications especially in an era where social... Performance Management Introduction In the face of stiff competition, modern organizations are always keen to ensurethat their employees perform best and as such, are in the best state of mind to carry on with their duties. In this regard, it almost becoming a norm for every organization to know their profile of their employees, including experiences with...
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Drug testing in the public sector
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...drug abuse in the workplace, a large number of policies has been designed and implemented which has resulted in the banning for possession or usage of drugs in the workplaces. A considerable number of policies have also been designed for the purpose of testing employees in connection to drug abuse. The testing for drug abuse among employees can be subjective to either reasonable causes or even to random testing. As per the guideline provided by the court, the drug testing exercise conducted by the entities associated with the government... ? Drug Testing in the Public Sector Contents Introduction 3 Findings from various research studies 3 Role of Government 4 Legal Factors 7 Federal Drug Testing...
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Is Workplace Drug Testing a Wise Corporate Policy
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...drug testing regulations both on the state and federal levels; and benefit from such programs as the Workers’ Compensation Premium Discount (US Department of Labor par 3). These are the circumstances surrounding the decision of many companies to enforce mandatory drug testing to new recruits and random drug testing to tenured employees. While it is apparent that drug testing is management’s way of adjusting to the changing norms precipitated by drug use among employees, the practice is not readily acceptable for most employees. Management believes that imposing... ? Is Workplace Drug Testing a Wise Corporate Policy? Introduction Workplace drug testing is a sensitive issue to discuss in the light of...
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Memo
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...Random drug testing. Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States, 4, 172.... Random Drug Screening Memo All employees Priority: High 26/09 Re: Random Drug Screening Overview All employees are supposed to do pre-employment drug screening before being employed and this policy prevents many unwanted consequences for the organization. In order to make sure that all employees follow high working standards of the organization, random drug screening policy will be implemented shortly. Drug Screening Importance for the Organization Being under influence at...
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Employment Law (Testing & Privacy Rights)
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...random drug testing program when the 9th U.S. Circuit Court ruled in Bluestein v. Skinner, 908F.2d 451 (9th Cir. 1990), that the agency could conduct drug testing on air traffic controllers even without any prior evidence of abuse. Public employers may conduct these tests under the "special need" standard, meaning when there is an important public safety concern. These rulings affect public employers only, because private employers are not directly covered under the U.S. Constitution. They could be covered by state laws affecting who may or may not be tested. Related rulings include approving testing for railroad operators, police officers... and medical professionals who care for patients....
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Drug Screening
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...testing, background checks and drug testing to verify the background and identity of employing a new employee. Background checking is a well-liked process of pre-employment screening. Random testing Random drug testing is used by a rising number of companies, drug rehab centers, jails, military services, police and fire departments, government organizations and more lately, in schools as well. This process may also be used... Workplace Drug Screening Drug misuse and alcoholism are considered to be main donors to the problem for hiring an employee, which can affect into increased training expenses, reduced efficiency, increased workplace blunders, accidents, fatalities and probably costly court...
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Workplace Drug Testing
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...drug testing, it is more likely to be dismissed. Drug testing can be justified on the basis that it is been done for the safety of an individual, the public and society at large Workers’ Civil Rights Workplace drug testing is a sensitive issue as it arises due to collision between workers’ and employers interests. (ILO, Geneva, 2003) There are several types of testing method, all of which are controversial, but random testing method has always been the centre of argument. Drug testing may raise ethical and legal issues like employees fired from their jobs. Testing would illegal if it is performed without the consent of individual... Devraj M. 02 March 2009 Work Place Drug Testing Workplace Drug Testing...
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Workplace Drug Testing
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...drugs whose role and positions involves dealing with the lives of others. Moreover, the groups of employees who do some suspicious things that provide cause such as frequent absence; regular accidents or inconsistent job performance may be singled out for testing. The other classes of employees that require drug testing are those that have undergone rehabilitation or treatment programs. Such kind of employees should be randomly tested provided they remain with the organization. Applicants should also be screened before they are recruited as this avoids employing drug abusers. Finally, all...
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Workplace and Drug testing
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...tested for drug use, so that they can be advised appropriately, most employers also carry out random routinely testing for drug use from their employees. Conclusively, it is the vision of every organization to be successful and meet its goals and drug use is one of the factors that derail this cause. As such, it is the responsibility of every employer to ensure that its employees are free of drug use and if on use to be helped accordingly by being facilitated to join a rehabilitation program. This should be adhered to in that it will help not only the organization but the...
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New questions
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...drug intoxication. On-site screening would have to be followed by lab conformation tests (Wikipedia 2008) for the purpose of legitimacy. The number of such screenings depends upon and would be restricted only to the number of incidences occurred and the number of individuals involved in those incidences. In the second scenario, where a company of 50 employees has to pay between $10 to $30 each for testing, the company could employ either of the two methods, and certainly not both of them together or random testing if it has to cut back on its expenses... Harris Kamran Forensics 11 February 2008 Drug Screening...
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Deviance and Social Control: Drug Usage in United Kingdom
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...Random Testing and Drug Usage In February 2004 Prime Minister Tony Blair, in an interview to News of the World said: "We cannot force them to do it but if heads believe they have a problem in their schools then they should be able to use random drug testing." "The announcement of prime ministerial support for drug testing pupils on a random basis caused great surprise amongst experts in the field and some sections of the media, not least because there had been little prior indication that the government was considering this policy. Within the United States, by contrast, drug-testing programmes have been developed... ID/Roll Deviance and Social Control: Drug Usage in United Kingdom Deviance and social...
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Case format in mangment
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...testing. The main objective of workplace drug testing is to identify the presence of various specified parent drugs and their metabolites in the urine, blood, or saliva of any employee. Some common types of dug tests include urine drug tests, sweat drug screen, saliva drug screen, and alcohol related tests. Its not necessary to perform the drug testing only when an employee joins any specific company or organization. Drug testing can be pre-employment...
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Change in Congress Due To Republicans
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...drug use since the 1979, and that daily use of marijuana has fallen "From 10.3% to 4.0%" (Morgan, 1988). His conclusion, that marijuana use has slumped ("Declined significantly"), does not stem fear about student use of the drug, and this is what must be borne in mind when considering the role of routine urine testing in school admissions. Testing in Schools While many object to the use of random drug testing as a condition of admission to school, which is prohibited anyway as the school is a public body, this is not the case for extracurricular pastimes such as sports. The Supreme Court also noted that: Students are required to submit to physical examinations and Vaccinations... Routine Urine...
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Drug Testing in the Workplace
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...random drug tests in the workplaceWhat should the employer do when a test returns positive and the employee disagrees with the results 250 words The workplace is considered to be the most dynamic consign of health risks and complexities, therefore it is important that the employers facilitate a health program for their employees to ensure a safe environment and hence avail the maximum productivity in business. The recent times have seen a marked increase in drug use and therefore amplified the need for drug testing in organizations. Many employers are employing the drug and alcohol test agenda as a compulsory... Order 216562 Topic DQ4 Total word size: 765 words References: 5 Style: APA How effective are...
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The use of polygraph testing as evidence
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...testing, the DOE and counter intelligence officials went on with their proposal to Congress and detailed their defense for the use of polygraph testing as an investigative tool. It states: * It elicits significant admissions of misconduct or problem reduces behavior during the pretest and posttest interviews. * It has deterrent value, helping to discourage casual indiscretion. * It reduces the perceived need for other more arduous and expensive investigative techniques, and it may replace some other unwelcome approaches such as random drug testing. * It even contributes to a sense of camaraderie among cleared insiders, serving as a kind o initiation ritual. Source... Table of Contents...
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Problem of Drugs Usage in School
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...Drug Abuse, 10). The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry adds that the use of drugs brings various negative outcomes such as poor judgment, which may put children at jeopardy for accidents, unintended and unsafe sex, suicide and violence. There is also increased danger of serious drug use later on in life (4). Controversy regarding drug testing There has been controversy regarding drug testing within private and public schools for students. This controversy stems from the question regarding whether random drug testing effectively deters drug use, as well as the basic concerns of individual privacy... Thesis ment Formerly, college represented some of the most energetic, lively and...
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CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS PAPER
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...drug test.”13 ACLU of Virginia,  Executive Director, Kent Willis maintains that random drug... Kuddler Fine Foods has established a reputation for specialty gourmet foods and prides itself on service and quality products. In keeping with the company’s established reputation Kuddler Fine Foods desires that its employees perform to a certain standard and its employees are assumed to be afraid of suffocating monitoring policies. As a result a conflict exist between constitutional rights as contained in the Bill of Rights and the employer’s right to run an effective place of business.1 Moreover, the Commerce Clause empowers Congress to regulate US commerce in such a way so as to limit the constitutional...
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Why drug testing should not be allowed in schools
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...drugs (Lawler, 2000, p. 27). However, with most of parents quite busy with their careers and other matters at home, they agree to drug testing reluctantly in hopes it will solve the problem and spare their kids from this menace. Students themselves felt that the random drug tests had helped to minimize the problem at the schools they are attending. Drug testing had first been used, outside of a clinical or hospital setting, in the various drug rehabilitation centers that cropped up when the war on drugs was a full-blown government effort. From there, it soon... DRUG TESTING IN SCHOOLS (Why It Should not be Allowed) ID Number: of of School (University) Estimated Word Count = 1,303 Date of Submission: Feb...
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Mandatory Drug Testing in the Work Place: Pros and Cons
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...drugs before they take the tests to increase their chances of securing jobs. Therefore, there has to be follow up and random tests in order to increase the efficiency drug testing to the employers. Deterrent to prospective drug users: testing acts as a barrier to prospective drug users. This is because the presence of testing induces fear in the workers and therefore raises the risks involved in taking drugs (Barkan & Bryjak, 2011). A rational worker may perceive the risk involved in taking the drug is greater than the benefits of using, and therefore abstain from drug use. This is a good motivational strategy because it is indirect... ? Mandatory Drug Testing in the Work Place College Mandatory Drug...
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Welfare Reform
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...drug-test-welfare-bill-dies-colorado-house-second N.A. (2008). “Drug testing of public assistance recipients as a condition of eligibility.” Safe Communities, Fair Sentences. Retrieved from http://www.aclu.org/drug-law- reform/drug-testing-public-assistance-recipients-condition-eligibility Watson, D. (1999). “Michigan begins random drug testing of welfare recipients”. World Socialist Website. Retrieved from http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/1999/11/drug-n09.html... participants to submit themselves to individual drug testing prior to their application for welfare. Although there have been some people caught as being positive for substance abuse in the past,...
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Welfare Reform
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...drug-test-welfare-bill- dies-colorado-house-second N.A. (2008). Drug testing of public assistance recipients as a condition of eligibility. Safe Communities, Fair Sentences. Retreived from http://www.aclu.org/drug-law- reform/drug-testing-public-assistance-recipients-condition-eligibility Watson, D. (1999). Michigan begins random drug testing of welfare recipients. World Socialist Website. Retrieved from http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/1999/11/drug- n09.html... participants to submit themselves to individual drug testing prior to their application for welfare. Although there have been some people caught as being positive for substance abuse in the past,...
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Issues of drugs use in public schools
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...drug users tended to avoid sports and co-curricular activities to avoid being tested for drug use. However, recently a random drug test routinehas been introduced in the majority of public schools in this country. According to Leonard (2011), this approach of testing drug use has been providing great promises both as a preventive tool for drug use and as a means of reducing the costs of drug use in the society.However, teachers and other members of the public schoolfraternityare not included in this drug testing process. Drug use in public schools has several negative effects. Gasper (2009) identifies the issue as one of the major causes of students... ? RES: 531 Topic: Issues of Drug Use in Public...
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Sport in high schools and colleges
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...test for amphetamines, marijuana and cocaine at the beginning of the season. In addition, random tests on 10 percent of all student athletes were conducted each week during the season. School officials said they instituted the policy because students were openly boasting of using drugs, and disciplinary problems had increased. But there is still no consensus on whether high school athletes should be subject to random drug testing as a condition for playing interscholastic sports (Worsnop, 1994). College sports has become a $4-billion-a-year enterprise, and the elite football and basketball teams - mostly those... Sport in high schools and colleges It goes without saying that men sano in corpora sano -...
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Standards and ethics for counselling in action
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...drug addiction. Confidentiality is less clear where students and a school system are concerned and what the student tells a school counselor may have far reaching consequences if not handled in a way that is approved by the administration. Federal law is clear, however, on the right to privacy for anyone who seeks evaluation and treatment for drug use. Where the Supreme Court has supported the right for random drug testing of athletes, they have been clear that random drug testing outside of the context of participation is unconstitutional. In other words, choosing to participate is conditioned by drug testing... ? Running Head: ETHICS Ethics in counseling scenarios Ethics in counseling scenarios...
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What is my position on drug testing welfare recipients to receive their benefits
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...tested and proved to have no drug related issue. “One provision in every renewed welfare reform effort should be to require recipients to undergo random drug tests as a condition of receiving benefits” (Vitter 1)It would therefore be ironical for those who work to be tested for drugs and those who do not work but receive the money not to be tested for drugs. This is not fair at all to the person who is working. If the working class is tested for drugs to ensure that they work in a drug free environment, why would people who depend on them for survival become an exception and in the end use, their hard earned money to purchase drugs... ?What is my position on drug testing welfare recipients to receive...
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American Government Assignment
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...Random drug testing challenges the honesty and integrity of the students. The students might land up answering to many embarrassing questions asked by their teachers which cause unnecessary stress to students. (Kowalski, 2006, p.40) Teachers and parents of these students should try to encourage them to lead a drug free life. Students under the influence of drug, suffers from behavioral adjustment problems (DuPont & Brady, 2005, p.81). However this conflict of interests might be resolved by adopting softer and more considerate measures after the results of drug tests have been obtained. The ‘Tea Party’ The Tea Party movement is a very powerful movement in modern day America. Its... ? American Government...
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My recommendations to the board
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...drug abuse. Nevertheless, random drug testing is prohibited, as this act would violate individuals’ civil rights (Fletcher, 2000). 4.4 Compensation benefits: In the employee-wages policy, providing a loan facility to employees in need can be a great boost to their motivation. This facility will have a reciprocal effect in terms of morality and ethics for both employee and the company; it will not only help the employee but also strengthen the employee’s commitment morally and ethically and will address the company’s moral obligation towards its employees in times of need/urgency (see Appendix IV). 4.5... ?Running head: management research Management Research Recommendations to the Board to Sustain...
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Explain and Contrast Three Major Interpretations of the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution by the Supreme Court
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...drug paraphernalia. The Skinner case involves random drug testing of employees of the Federal Railroad Administration. In upholding the drug testing, the Court used the “special need” of the government to ensure public safety in the operation of the country’s railways. In Michigan, the police authorities enforced a sobriety check program by setting up roadblocks at strategic areas. When the program was challenged in court for violation of the Fourth Amendment, the SC upheld its constitutionality on the ground that between the brief intrusion into the motorists and the duty of the government to ensure road safety of the public, the scales weigh more heavily... ?Running Head: THE THREE INTERPRETATIONS OF...
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Forced Drug Testing
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...Drug Testing A drug test is an examination of urine, hair, blood, sweat, or oral fluid samples to determine the presence or absence of drugs in an individual's body. Each country has its own set of laws and ethics that focus on the testing of drugs. In 1995, President Clinton developed and implemented a policy that enforced drug testing on every federal arrestee before they were released for trial. The argument was that every criminal was caught in a vicious cycle where they passed through courts, correction facilities and probation hooked onto drugs and committing crime. Clinton felt the only way to stop the user's interaction with drugs was by eliminating it in the first step... June 30 2009 Forced...
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History of Drug Testing
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...Drug Testing The effects of illicit drug abuse within a society are unmentionable considering the degreeof detriment caused to both social and economic status of people in a society. As a result, society members have waged war against drug abuse in the population. Similarly, the American government has also waged war against drug abuse at national level by enacting various legislations that restrict the use of psychoactive drugs such as cocaine and marijuana. On this basis, this paper will highlight the history of Marquis Test and Marcy test centers as measures used to fight against drug abuse in United States. To start with, the war against use of illicit drugs began in the ancient... History of Drug...
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Animals for drug testing
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...drug testing. The debate over the ethics of the practices and its practical benefits has raged on for close to three decades now (Speth), with neither opponents nor proponents willing, or able, to understand the opposing viewpoint and position. Proponents of the use of animals for drug and chemical testing have consistently and persistently maintained that medical and pharmaceutical research cannot proceed were live specimens, as in lab animals, removed from the equation. This camp has further maintained that the practice has led to the development... of countless of drugs which, in turn, have been responsible for the saving of millions of human lives (Jones). The...
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Drug testing for employers
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...Drug testing for employers Introduction Human beings have been using mood-changing substances from ancient times. In Greece and Cyprus, people used Opium for rituals during 200 B.C. Ancient Aztecs used Ololiuqui flower, which had psychoactive effects for treatment. During middle ages, Witches apparently scrubbed their bodies using hallucinogenic oilment for better results in their jobs. To historians, George Washington used hemp to treat his tooth and gum pains. In 1979, over 25 million people in America were on drugs, which led to President Reagan announcing war on them. The Reagan’s government introduced a strategy that attacked...
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Workplace drug testing
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...DRUG TESTING Workplace Drug Testing 18 April This is an essay that asserts that all businesses, whether private or public, should be mandated to ensure a drug-free workplace by having a law that enforces drug testing policy on all businesses. Today, Federal and select State laws mandate companies that contract with the government agencies, but none that mandates those without any business with the government. Because the substance abuse is a lingering issue in the society especially among the employed adults in America, the entire business system should all together ensure that the workplace is safe from any form of substance abuse. Workplace Drug Testing According... to the SAMSHA Office...
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Drug testing on welfare
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...Drug testing for welfare was introduced in several s for deterring those people who used drugs from receiving welfare. This was an extremely noble thing for the state legislatures to do because it showed the states’ determination to fight drug abuse in the United States. However, drug testing has come to be highly ineffective and unreliable when it comes to welfare. This legislation has come to be seen as a waste of time and money for various reasons, which shall be discussed in this paper. Drug testing for welfare has come to be seen as unreliable because it has been found that people, who receive welfare, are not drug users in the United States. Most of the states, which passed... this...
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Employee drug testing
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...drug testing: It is only a tiny minority of employees who are found out for taking illegal (or recreational) drugs during their term of employment. The list of banned drugs include Marijuana, Cocaine, Opiates, Amphetamines, etc. Excessive use of alcohol can also be in conflict with terms of employment. The Medical Review Officer (MRO) collects samples of urine, blood, etc from employees (or candidates) and performs comprehensive exams in a laboratory to screen for drug usage. Once tell-tale traces are found out the employeee is liable to legal prosecution. The most extreme action that an employer can take is to terminate employment or refusing to hire (as the case may be). The scope... ? Employee drug...
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Drug and Alcohol Testing
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...DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING Drug and Alcohol Testing School Table of Contents Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . 1 Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Problem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Literature Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Tests for Alcohol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Tests for Drugs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Discussion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Solution/Recommendation... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
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New Driving Laws in Queensland, Australia
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...tests along major routes, both in cities and in the country. A driver does not have to be driving suspiciously, nor do they need to have committed any driving offence to be stopped by police for a random breath test. Drunken driving offences are considered serious. Penalties include demerit points, license suspension, hefty fines, and imprisonment. Refusing a random breath test is an arrestable offence and severe penalties apply. In Australia, a Blood Alcohol Concentration limit of 0.05% applies in all States and Territories. Special limits may apply to certain driver types, such as learner drivers, public...
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Drug Testing Network INC
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...Drug Testing Network INC. Drug testing is a very essential activity of every s. There are millionsof people such as athletes, students and employees that need to be tested for the presence of either alcohol or drug metabolites in the blood. Drug testing is one of the most important activities that is aimed not only on identifying the drug substances in the blood, but also in ensuring the effectiveness of a business cycle as well as helping people quit their bad habits and find solutions to their problems. Many people are increasingly recognizing the benefit of various business opportunities in the drug testing industry. The drug testing business is able to generate revenue in tunes... Effectiveness of...
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Disparate Impact Drug Testing
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...drug testing employees' hair strands prior to hiring them. Evidence exists suggesting that black hair may retain traces of drugs longer than lighter-colored hair, which means that this practice would cause groups of people with black hair (African Americans, Asians, etc.) to be less likely to be hired. (Discriminations, 2005). Because cases of disparate... VII prevents disparate treatment discrimination. Disparate treatment is when an employer intentionally discriminates against a member of a protected class. This can be during the hiring process, the placement process, the promotion process, and so forth. (HR-Guide.com, 2001). Examining an example can be useful in understanding disparate treat...
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Staffing Handbook
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...random drug-testing. This helps ensure a safe working environment for both employee and customer. Background checks are done for new hire assistant managers, corporate managers, and shop managers. When an employee is brought in to fill out their initial paperwork, you must get a copy of their state issued ID, Social Security Card, and Cosmetology License. These formal steps are necessary to keep... R&W Barbers Strategic Staffing Handbook Staffing Mission R&W Barbers is a company that is growing, employing many people. With this growth, the need for strategic staffing becomes very important. R&W strives for excellence in every department, to give all customers an exceptional experience. This high...
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