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What are some legal consequences of a CEO knowingly keeping a drunkard employee on the job?

My boss is a drunk. She gets drunk at work, stores beer in the fridge at work, and goes to lunch at the bar and comes back drunk. She is pretty much crazy. The CEO of our company (small, privately held) refuses to fire her or acknowledge her drinking problem because she is supposedly integral to the company. (I don't see it because it's a small retail operation and she's the General Manager and Buyer). I live in the U.S. and was just wondering what some legal consequences for the company would be for knowingly allowing a drunk person to manage their store and refuse to deal with it. Any info would help!

Asked By: ThePrincess! - 7/1/2007
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First of all, would her job performance be such that she could get people injured? If so, you could contact OSHA. If she does not have a position that would injure someone due to her drunkeness, then you have no claim. The CEO might not be telling you everything. It's a right to know thing. The CEO might out of... More
Answered By: CRAIG C - 7/1/2007
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maybe none - if you feel this is a problem then call police when she leaves work or something. If shes drunk they will bust her. Problem solved maybe. Or OSHA - certainly being drunk is a occupational hazard.
Answered By: friendly advice from maine - 7/1/2007
 
First, if she were to injure someone while intoxicated, the company would be open to some severe law suits... More
Answered By: Micheal S - 7/1/2007
 
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