Is it really wrong to take a little sip of gin before work?!

Question: Is it really wrong to take a little sip of gin before work!?
I work at an office and in the morning, before I go in the building, I take a little sip of gin from the bottle under my front seat!. I park on a public street, so I ain't on the company property!. An I ain't driving!. But someone in the company made a video of me drinking and they fired me for zero tolerance!. I wasn't drunk or nothin!. I just need to take the edge of a little bit!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Unless your job requires you to operate machinery I don't see what the big deal is!. Www@FoodAQ@Com

Well, I'm guessing that if you're drinking "to take the edge off" in a car, from a bottle you keep under the seat, every day, then you have a drinking problem!.

Likely they've been looking for a reason to get rid of you for a while, but you've been to busy taking the edge off to notice!. Now you stupidly gave them exactly the kind of thing they needed!. Even if we ignore all the alcoholism warning signs, would it have been that hard to take your sip at home!? Would have been so terrible to hide your gin in a reusable water bottle!? Let's face it, you have a drinking problem and have now lost your job because of it!. So get some help, and get your life back on track!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

It is illegal to have open intox whether you are drinking or not!. Your company probably felt there would be some trust issues and looked at you as a drunk if you are nipping first thing in the morning!. I don't think you have a chance of getting your job back, sorry bub, but you were wrong!. Get a new job, and leave the bottle at homeWww@FoodAQ@Com

Yes it is very fair that you got fired!. It doesn't matter if you were drunk or not you were drinking before work and that's not right!. It also against the law to carry an open container of alcohol in the car!. It kinda sounds like you have a drinking problem and I think that you should go to a meeting!. Www@FoodAQ@Com

Maybe you should just take that swig in your house not your car!. Then noone would notice!. My dad takes a shot in the morning to warm him up and get him ready for the day!. He lived in europe for a very long time and he tells me thats what they did there!. Now i dont know if that is true but i can see how it would start your day i guess!. I dont drink though!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

No one should be under the influence at work!.
Oh, you weren't!?

Then what's this "edge" of which you speak!?

You knew the rules!.
You knew the consequences!.
You broke the rules!.

Why are you complaining!?
It was your choice!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

I am not normally one to quote AA but this question has some serious overtones!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

It shouldn't be a big deal!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.!.


Nope!. As a student of HRM I have to agree with the employerWww@FoodAQ@Com

burn that mutha fucka down!!!!Www@FoodAQ@Com

you need to seek help for your alcohal problem Www@FoodAQ@Com

u should beat that snitch that found the videoWww@FoodAQ@Com

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