Peru’s highest court has ruled that employees cannot be fired for turning up to work drunk.
The Peruvian government has criticised the constitutional tribunal’s ruling as setting a dangerous legal precedent.
According to the judgement, sacking a worker because he is drunk is disproportionate and unreasonable.
According to the seven judges who make up Peru’s highest judicial authority, the sacking of Pablo Cayo was excessive because he had not been violent or rude and had carried out his work as usual.
My kids are going to have to work their asses off if they ever want something. Same way I did.