Stuttgart's state privacy office has warned automotive company Daimler that it is breaking the law by testing the blood and urine of all job applicants, Deutsche Presse-Agentur reports. The privacy commission said that taking the blood of applicants broke the law because it could reveal private matters of no relevance to a future employer and would only be legal if used to avoid potential health dangers in the workplace. The commission has not imposed a fine on the company for the practice. Daimler, which had already agreed to restrict the tests to applicants for jobs where there is a health risk, has said it may challenge portions of the ruling.
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