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Warning due to alcohol consumption

One of your employees turns up for work in a drunken state? MyRight explains what has to be included in the warning.

The answer in detail

Warning due to alcohol consumption

Note: Regardless of what industry your company is in, you must stipulate a strict prohibition on alcohol in the employment terms. Otherwise, you cannot terminate an employment relationship because of alcohol consumption.

What happens if an employee comes to work in a drunken state?

As a rule, alcohol consumption can only lead to a summary dismissal after a prior warning. However, it also depends on the employee's activity. If, for example, they drive a bus, you can dismiss the employee immediately without notice.

We have prepared a warning template for you.

Important documents
Vorlage Verwarnung Alkoholkonsum