Testing Issue Still Unsettled

Raphael, Todd
June 2001
Workforce (10928332);Jun2001, Vol. 80 Issue 6, p19
Focuses on the legal aspects of genetically testing of employees in the United States. Case against Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Corp.; Opposition toward the practice.


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