The Supreme Court ruled that a company does not have to rehire a recovering drug addict or alcoholic if the person had been fired for violating workplace rules, such as by failing a drug test.
The case involved a worker who was forced to resign because he failed a drug test at a Hughes Missile Systems plant in Tucson, AZ. After rehabilitation, he applied to get his job back, but was rejected.
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|Title Annotation:||Washington Insider|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Dec 12, 2003|
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