Unformatted text preview: considered in the hiring process because they have no bearing on the success of the company. Is it permissible, for example, to use a blood test to perform genetic testing on employees without their consent? What about with their consent? Is your answer any different if the genetic information is reasonably related to specific job performance? • I do not think that it would be morally right to use a blood test to perform genetic testing on employees without their consent regardless of whether or not it affects job performance because it is their body and it should be their choice on whether or not to divulge that information. If they do give prior consent, then I feel that it is okay to perform the genetic testing on them. Regardless whether it affects their performance or not, if they give consent in the first place, obviously they have nothing to hide....
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- Spring '07