Texas prisons to begin drug testing
POSTED: Friday, June 11, 2010 - 1:54pm
UPDATED: Monday, July 5, 2010 - 6:19pm
AUSTIN - The Texas prison system will unveil its first-ever drug testing policy for employees next week.
Most of its 41,000 workers, including prison guards and parole officers, will be subject to random tests.
Corrections officials say it's designed to improve security and stem the flow of contraband.
A union for thousands of prison workers is resisting.