In an epileptic man’s suit over drug testing in theworkplace, a federal judge has ruled that employers can be sued forwrongful discharge when their policy requires employees to disclose anyprescription drugs they are taking, forcing them to reveal theirmedical conditions.
In her 32-page opinion in Rowles v. Automated Production SystemsInc., Chief U.S. District Judge Sylvia H. Rambo found that whileemployers have an interest in a productive and drug-free workplace,there must nevertheless be limits to drug testing.
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