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    Good morning.
    We have an employee who has entered rehab for drug abuse. The employee has only been with the company for 3 months. We will continue to keep him employed during this time but do we need to return him to the same position when he returns to work or can we change his territory if necessary?

    Thank you.

  • #2
    As FMLA does not apply, he has no legal right (outside any CBA or employment contract) to return at all, let alone to the same position he left.
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    • #3
      Thank you. I didn't think he did but wanted to get a 2nd opinion.


      • #4
        Das ist in der Doktor!

        I do hope you keep him on. When he gets out of rehab he still needs to make a living..
        However, make it VERY clear what you expect of him and make it very clear the consequences if those expectations are not met.
        Random drug testing wouldn’t be a bad idea either….
        Been there,
        done that,
        don't do it anymore..
        ~ Like falling stars from the universe we are hurled,
        down through the long loneliness of this world,
        until we behold the pain,
        and become the pearl.


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