No, you can't make staff disclose their meds.

Position:From the Courts

Even if it's asked with the good intention of improving safety, it's not wise to require employees (or applicants) to divulge medications they're taking. As the EEOC said in this case, "employees are protected from this kind of medical inquiry since it can reveal a hidden disability that there is simply no need to disclose."

Recent case: A Dallas electricity company required all workers to report every medication they take --both prescription and over-the-counter. Workers had to agree in writing to reveal all medication that could "affect job performance." The EEOC sued the company after...

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