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Court Rejects Worker's Invasion of Privacy Claim for Drug Testing by Employer

By WorkCompCentral

Friday, September 22, 2017 | 431 | 0 | 0 min read

The Court of Appeals ruled that a railway worker could not state a viable claim against his employer for violating his privacy by drug testing him. Case: Pingatore v. Union Pacific Railroad Co., No. CV-16-810, 09/20/2017, published. Facts and procedural history: Larry Pingatore worked for the Union Pacific Railroad as a signalman. He took a two-month leave of absence in 2002 and a six-month leave in 2005. During the six-months leave, he underwent treatment for alcoholism. Pingatore took a third leave of absence in 2007, for four months, and voluntarily participated in a UP e...

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