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Drug Testing Employees

>>what's your opinion?

California’s court passed this drug thing years ago and it set precedence for the other states to follow. I had to do with Correctional Officers complaining about their privacy being violated, the courts ruling stated something like " Due to the nature of our jobs as Correctional Officers we have no right to privacy". Basically it means you have the same rights as an Inmate. NONE. Back them it was a big thing to protect your privacy but as we all can see, society has a way of adapting to the sheep mentality of just follow your leaders for they know what’s good for you... full thread


Like a Paleontologist Watching Jurassic Park

Joe Bouchard
There is a family story that makes me ponder human nature. I have heard that my great-grandmother frequently directed loud outbursts towards the television. Evidently, that normally wise and controlled person had a special trigger. Classic big time wrestling made her crazy. I am certain that she knew that the matches were not 100% authentic. But why did great-grandma holler at images of feigned fighting?.. .. full story

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RN/LPN The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is seeking applicants for Licensed Practical Nurses and Registered Nurses at all State Correctional Facilities. Possession of a valid, unrestricted Oklahoma nursing license is required. In addition to an enjoyable and supportive medical teamwork environment, the state of Oklahoma also offers an excellent benefits package which includes health, dental, life and disability insurance, vision care, retirement plan, deferred compensation, paid vacation, sick days and holidays...

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