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Can I Be Fired for Going to Rehab?

May 22, 2017|Employment and Addiction|

Entering treatment for drug or alcohol use is a big step, and it can be a stressful one when you have a job. Starting services for substance abuse can lead someone to wonder "can I be fired for going to rehab?" Committing to treatment is a tough decision, but if you don't get help, substance use will jeopardize your job stability anyway. The good news is that there are legal protections for someone who is working towards recovery. Let's take a look at how the law can protect you from being fired for going to rehab. Family and Medical [...]