• How to handle employee who drinks

    2 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    One of my employees has admitted to having a drinking problem. “Jerry” knows our business well and gets along with everyone, but he has a lot of absences. His excuses run the gamut, from coming down with the flu to having a sick pet. However, I suspect that he is either drinking or hung over.
    While I would prefer not to replace Jerry, I will have to let him go if this pattern continues. Although he has acknowledged his difficulties with alcohol, he has apparently never sought any type of treatment. As Jerry's manager, can I do anything to encourage him to get help?
    Jerry may indeed be an...
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