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You can force 'Fitness for duty' exam with good reason

05/01/2007
It certainly shouldn’t be a routine practice, but you can require employees to undergo “fitness for duty” examinations. The trick is knowing exactly when and why such an exam is legal—or not. Ask for an exam if it is job-related and consistent with business necessity. Some...
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