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- adj. Occurring before an employee is hired.
- adj. Whereby an employer (usually in the construction industry) agrees to draw its workforce from a pool of employees dispatched by a labour union.
PLAs are prehire collective bargaining agreements with labor unions that spell out the terms and conditions of employment for a specific project.
E-mail, keystroke software programs, video cameras, metal detectors, employee locators, and prehire drug and medical tests provide greater potential for employers to intrude on privacy rights.