Is drug abuse covered by ADA?

Reeves: Is drug abuse covered by ADA? » Knoxville News Sentinel

When exactly does an employee with an alcohol or drug problem cease to be just a problem and become protected under the Americans With Disabilities Act? The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals recently addressed this issue in a case involving an intoxicated police chief.

2 thoughts on “Is drug abuse covered by ADA?


    I just noticed the link, oops. Great article. I am glad the sheriff in the story was justly dealt with….

    I related to that big-time. Same sort of thing happened to me when I was a police administrator some 20 years ago.


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