From the February 1982 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Second Chance

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

The Merit Systems Protection Board has ruled in two decisions that alcoholism or other drug abuse is a handicapping condition. Thus, the General Services Administration and the Department of Labor were ordered to rehire two alcoholic employees who had been separated for unsatisfactory work performance.

In the GSA case, the appellant, a guard, was found sleeping while on duty. The...

-- Federal Labor-Management Consultant