ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 10, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(NYC: Richard Threlkeld) Health dangers and econs. involved of workers' use of drugs on the job examined; details given, scenes shown. [Dr. Robert DuPONT - ests. percentage of work force involved.] ["JIM" and "JANE" - describe on-the-job drug use.] [Employee assistance program manager Peggy CAREY - explains New England Telephone Company's approach to problem.] [Company vice president Peter BERTSCHMANN - elaborates.] [DuPONT - cites alternatives to workers' voluntarily seeking help.] Boston Edison's mandatory drug testing program described. [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Karen HUDNER - objects to such tests.] [Massachusetts AFL-CIO vice president Joe FAHERTY - notes adverse consequences of drug testing programs.] ["JIM" - comments.]
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