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Hiring Employees In Recovery: A Business Advantage?


It may seem counterintuitive that people whose lives were once dominated by drugs or alcohol could turn around and become a company’s most valuable asset. Yet many corporate executives have discovered that giving recovering addicts a second chance at success is more than charitable outreach to a disadvantaged group;

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  • February 3, 2015 at 4:56 pm

    I am a recovering addict and would love to give back however I am finding road blocks every where here in Texas. Any advice

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  • January 17, 2019 at 6:53 pm

    Isn’t requiring a certain number of years in recovery discrimination based on a disability? They are in recovery so likely have a previous SUD. You are suggesting requiring not hiring based off their qualifications, but rather denying those who don’t have an arbitrary length of time while treating their disability. Doesn’t affect job functions.

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