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Alcoholics Must Be Accommodated

1.8.16

Scott Schneider was quoted in SHRM on January 8, 2016. The article “Alcoholics Must Be Accommodated” discussed how contrary to popular belief; alcoholism is covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and people with alcoholism must be reasonably accommodated.

Scott shedded light on one of the biggest myths regarding alcoholics and the ADA.

The biggest myth is that alcoholism could never possibly be considered a disability, said Scott. “That seems to be a very intuitive reaction,” he added. “But it’s simply incorrect.”

To read the full interview, please visit SHRM.

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