Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [drinking]

This tag pertains to the consumption of alcoholic beverages in a context relating to the workplace, including, but not limited to: having drinks with lunch on work days, drinking at company functions and parties, having drinks with colleagues after working hours have concluded (ie: beer on Friday afternoons with co-workers), and so on. This tag can also be used for questions relating to alcohol abuse, such as colleagues coming to work with a hangover.

0
votes
1answer
996 views

What is the best way to politely decline invitations to go for drinks with work colleagues? [duplicate]

I work for a small company (6 full time employees, including owner/ director, 1 part time employee), and have been there for almost a year. Occasionally, one of my colleagues will organise an evening ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Should I disclose my drinking habits as a “disability”? [closed]

I'm facing possible dismissal because I had a lot of drinks at an unofficial work gathering (poker after hours in the cafeteria). I had a bit too much, and passed out, and the cleaning crew reported ...
11
votes
4answers
2k views

My coworkers think I'm over 21 and offered me a beer, I accepted it… What do I do now?

So here's the story. I'm 19 and just got a job at a small park in the middle of nowhere. There are less than 20 people working at this place, and I deal with them every day. Since everyone I work with ...
47
votes
8answers
8k views

How do you break it to a new employer that you don't drink? [duplicate]

I've never really had a huge issue with this but I've always been uncomfortable with it. I don't drink because of health and personal preference but no matter which company I join (tech industry), I ...