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SUBSTANCE ABUSE AT WORK: THE LEGAL ISSUES

Employee Counselling Today

ISSN: 0955-8217

Article publication date: 1 March 1990

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Abstract

The problems for employers that are associated with alcoholism and drug abuse, their legal liabilities, the need for a substance abuse policy, and how employers should treat addiction problems are defined. Individual cases are discussed to clarify when alcoholism becomes misconduct and the employer′s position with respect to employees′ drug problems at work and outside work.

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Howard, G. (1990), "SUBSTANCE ABUSE AT WORK: THE LEGAL ISSUES", Employee Counselling Today, Vol. 2 No. 3, pp. 15-20. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000002846

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MCB UP Ltd

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