From the April 1969 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

On-Job Treatment for the Alcoholic

How does a large corporation handle the problem of the alcoholic employee?

Dr. John J. Welsh, medical director of Union Carbide Corp., says, "Traditionally, supervisors in business and industry have offered the alcoholic sympathetic protection which carries many of them through early phases of their problem drinking to a rather obvious late phase which cannot be tolerated. The employee then often must be discharged because of chronic alcoholism."

-- Sunday Star-Ledger

Newark, New Jersey

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