TITLE

BE CAREFUL WHEN DEALT THE HAND OF ADDICTION

AUTHOR(S)
Davies, Robert
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
People Management;3/20/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses issues about alcohol, drug and gambling addiction in the workplace. It provides an analyses of the legal provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, most notably with regard to the British employment law which generally takes the view of these addictions as illnesses, rather than misconduct issues. Two court cases related to this matter where discussed to illustrate the complications which may arise if a company fails to adhere with the correct policies surrounding an employee's dismissal on the grounds of addiction.
ACCESSION #
31878360

 

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