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A Matter of Life and Death - Why the ADA Permits Mandatory Periodic Medical Examinations of "Remote-Location" Employees

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dc.contributor.author Gonzalez, Jarod S.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-03T17:35:53Z
dc.date.available 2010-04-03T17:35:53Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation 66 La. L. Rev. 681 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10601/379
dc.description.abstract This article explains why across-the-board mandatory periodic medical examinations for employees working at dangerous jobs in remote locations, such as offshore drilling workers, do not violate the ADA-the EEOC's unofficial position notwithstanding. Part II of this article discusses the ADA provisions regarding medical examinations during various stages of the employment process. Part III of the article advocates a better approach than the one taken by the EEOC. Part IV is a preemptive response to those in the labor and employment law community who may believe this proposed approach imprudently permits an employer to engage in "workplace paternalism." en_US
dc.publisher Louisiana Law Review
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dc.subject Medical examinations en_US
dc.subject Dangerous jobs en_US
dc.subject ADA en_US
dc.subject Mandatory periodic medical examinations en_US
dc.subject Workplace paternalism en_US
dc.title A Matter of Life and Death - Why the ADA Permits Mandatory Periodic Medical Examinations of "Remote-Location" Employees en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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