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Substance Abuse in the Workplace: What to Do When an Employee Returns from Rehab


 Editor    Nov 21 : 17:03
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Employers do have a right to fire employees if their job performance declines due to substance abuse. However, many wish to help their employees constructively address addiction through a substance abuse treatment program.

Tips For Dealing With Workplace Substance AbuseReturning to work is a critical part of recovery for many former addicts. As a supervisor, learn how you can best support an employee.

As a supervisor, watching an employee struggle with substance abuse can be incredibly tough. 

Employers do have a right to fire employees if their job performance declines due to substance abuse. However, many wish to help their employees constructively address addiction through a substance abuse treatment program.

With all the focus on helping employees enter treatment, it’s important to remember that rehab is just the first step. Helping employees re-enter in the workplace after treatment can be just as challenging, and it's just as important for long-term sobriety.

Read the full article here.

Business.com / HR Solutions / Last Modified: February 22, 2017


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