Workplace Privacy: Does Your Employer Have a Right to Peek Inside Your Genes?


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Workplace Privacy: Does Your Employer Have a Right to Peek Inside Your Genes?
The insatiable thirst for detailed information that is a part of the Internet age has made the right to privacy in different areas of life one of the most lively topics in contemporary moral discussion (
& Robertson, 2003, pp. 111-113). A particularly contentious area is the use of genetic testing, particularly in the workplace. To speak in broad terms, such testing is often seen as a sinister violation inflicted on human beings, an attempt not merely to uncover what should be kept private but to classify persons into superior and inferior with a judgment that cannot be appealed. It has the fearsome potential of making people unemployable because of...
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