From the December 1974 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

'Troubled' Employees

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NEW YORK, N.Y.--You can be fired for drinking at Con Edison, but it is not easy. You really have to want to be fired. With what appears to be a considerable degree of success, the big utility has been operating one of the oldest industrial alcoholism programs in the nation.

-- New York Times

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