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Alcohol Abuse By Workers #327311

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 07, 1989
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Problem of alcohol abuse by workers featured; details given of Chicago, Illinois, transit company's rehabilitation program. [Anonymous former alcohol abuser "BOB" - talks about behavior before and after entering program.] [Chicago transit authority spokesperson Michael STRODEN - says we have to look at safety-sensitive positions; notes program's success.] ["BOB" - explains testing.] Exxon Corp.'s decision not to allow abusers, like captain of tanker Exxon Valdez, to return to jobs cited as example [Substance abuse consultant Peter BENSINGER - says people will not seek help if they fear losing job.] ["BOB" - responds.] [STRODEN - says rehabilitation works.]

Chung, Connie

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