Genetic Testing Discrimination in the Workplace

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Genetic Testing Discrimination in the Workplace
The main issue that concerns me in regards to the increasing prevalence of genetic testing in the workplace is the high potential for misuse of this technology to discriminate against workers with various genetic predispositions for disease. A secondary concern is the issue of privacy rights. However, arguably, the main risk involved in breaches of information privacy is that such information is a potential tool for discrimination by third parties, such as insurance companies, returning to the primary concern of discrimination.
For purposes of this overview I have defined genetic testing as “the use of specific assays to determine the genetic status of individuals already suspected to be at...
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