Mar 162011
 
 March 16, 2011  Posted by  Workplace

UPI reports:

An Arizona county is trying to get reliable data on whether its employees are smokers by testing saliva, a move some workers are resisting.

“They gotta do what they gotta do, but it is kind of an invasion of our privacy,” Dee Webber, a Maricopa County accounting employee and admitted smoker, told The Arizona Republic.

Maricopa County, which includes Phoenix and its suburbs, is not compelling employees to have their saliva tested — but those who do not, along with those who test positive for tobacco — will pay higher insurance premiums.

Read more on UPI.

h/t, @MarieAndreeW

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