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Are pre-employment medicals discriminatory?

Question: My sales and distribution business operates within the metals industry. We are considering pre-employment medicals for new warehouse/delivery driver employees. Would you please advise what legal requirements, if any, we need to consider. Is it discrimination to request a group of workers to undergo these tests when we do not request new ‘office’ staff to take the same tests? Or, do we have to have a blanket policy covering all new employees?

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