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  •  Um, they shouldn't work in places (0+ / 0-)

    that gives them easy access to drugs.

    That one seems like a complete no brainer to me. Would you hire a recovering alcoholic to tend bar?

    •  I know sober alcoholics who tend bar (1+ / 0-)
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      It's their profession.  Alcoholics are in more danger of relapsing if they are hanging out in a social situation with old drinking buddies than they are at their workplace.

      Besides, whether they choose to work in a bar is the individual's choice, not the employer's.  That said, I see your point nonetheless.

      •  An alcoholic bartender is only a risk (0+ / 0-)

        to his/her employer and his/herself.

        A drug addict hospital employee is a risk to the hospital's patients, as the story in this diary so sadly illustrates.

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