Addiction in the workplace can be a big problem for both the employee and the employer. It may lead to lower production for the company and could even get the employee fired. For many business owners, it may be easier to keep an experienced employee rather than try to find and train a new one. So if their employee goes to a partial hospitalization program or other treatment program and gets sober, it is worth it to take them back on, but there is a fear that the employee could relapse. In order to protect the company, some businesses will use a return to work agreement.
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