Genetic screening

Genetic screening - Ethical Dilemma: Hiring Based on...

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Ethical Dilemma: Hiring Based on Genetic Data I think that employers and insurance companies should be able to screen candidates at all times for genetic predispositions to various diseases. To force the financial burden associated with such genetic disorders onto corporations is unjust and arbitrary, essentially forcing them to become humanitarian organizations instead of profit-driven firms. It is possible that there would be a public or union backlash against companies that engaged in genetic discrimination, thus encouraging corporations to refrain from genetic screening without government coercion. In the end, it is a cold fact that individuals with certain diseases will inevitably work less, and thus don’t deserve the full compensation of healthy individuals. Companies should not forcefully take blood samples from potential employees without their consent, as this violates the individual’s right to privacy and could force unwanted harm upon them. However, corporations should have the right to require a
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