From the December 1980 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

A Legal Distinction

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SEATTLE, WASHINGTON--Recovered alcoholics in Washington are protected by the state's antidiscrimination laws. A court case involved a schoolteacher who was not rehired because of her alcoholism. The court ruled that the school district acted reasonably in refusing to rehire because of the plaintiff's active alcoholism.

-- The Journal

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