5 Tips For Employers Worried About Worker Substance Abuse

Law360, New York (May 7, 2015, 2:23 PM EDT) -- When drug or alcohol abuse may be interfering with a worker's job performance, employers have to consider the company's bottom line and workplace safety concerns, as well as the Americans with Disabilities Act, when picking a course of action. 

Businesses have a right to forbid drug and alcohol use and impairment during work time, and to fire or otherwise discipline workers who run afoul of that proscription. But when an worker's conduct or performance starts sagging and drugs or alcohol may be to blame, how to...
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