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Document ID (ISN)54868
CIS number 90-1895
ISBN(s) 1-55871-137-6
Year 1989
Convention or series no. BSP-133
Author(s) Shepard I.M., Duston R.L., Russell K.S.
Title Workplace privacy - Employee testing, surveillance, wrongful discharge, and other areas of vulnerability
Bibliographic information Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., 1231, 25th St., NW, Washington D.C. 20037, USA, 2nd ed., 1989. 357p. + appendices. Bibl. ref. Price: USD 95.00.
Abstract Contents: privacy and the (US) constitution; common law and statutory rights; drug and alcohol abuse; polygraphs; applicant investigations; psychological and honesty tests; AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome); medical screening (including genetic testing); employee investigations; workplace surveillance; sexual harassment; personal relationships; work record confidentiality; confidentiality of EAP (employee assistance programme) and medical information; wrongful discharge; defamation. Appendices include a state-by-state survey of workplace privacy law, selected cases, sample company policies and a selected bibliography.
Descriptors (primary) USA; employee rights; labour-management relations; legal aspects
Descriptors (secondary) drug dependence; alcoholism; immunodeficiency syndrome; psychological tests; health service records; pre-employment medical examinations; medical supervision; discriminatory practices; dismissal; comment on law; case law; legislation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Alcohol and drug abuse