Tag: Addiction

Millions of American workers suffer from addiction to alcohol, prescription drugs or other illicit substances. These workers may have ADA protections.

Workplace Disabilities Part 1: Are There Workplace Protections for Alcoholism and Drug Addiction?

Photo of an Employee Being Fired By His Los Angeles Employer

Former Trojans coach Steve Sarkisian filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the University of Southern California last year after losing his position. At the time of his termination, Sarkisian was battling alcoholism. He claims the school discriminated against him for seeking treatment. Stories like Steve’s are not uncommon. Statistics collected by the National Council on … Continue reading

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