1922 : Henry Ford Warns Workers Not To Come to Work Drunk or Smelling of Liquor

September 2, 2023 all-day

On Sept. 2, 1922, Henry Ford posted a notice for workers that anyone coming to work smelling of beer, wine or liquor would be fired on the spot. Anyone caught with alcohol in their possession or at their home would also lose their job. Prohibition was the law of the land at the time, and Ford was disturbed that many citizens continued to drink.

Source: Michigan Every Day

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