CVS to Penalize Employees Who Refuse Medical Examinations

Scott Swier
Founding Member, Attorney At Law
Posted on Mar 26, 2013

CVS Caremark Corp. made headlines last week when it announced that it will require all of its employees to undergo a medical examination or pay a yearly penalty.

Such programs aim to cut health care costs and increase productivity, but some critics contend that they violate employee privacy and could lead to discrimination against sick workers,