Your question is confusing. Are you the employer or the employee? An employer can fire an employee for any reason, good or bad, so long as termination is not based upon federally defined discrimination or the employee is protected by a union contract. It is highly unlikely that a sex addiction is considered a disability for purposes of the ADA, and the employer would probably not state that was the reason for the termination anyway. The employee being fired is the east of his worries at this point. He needs a good criminal defense attorney.
I am not sure I understand your relationship to this situation, since you refer to the employer as your "client." It would seem you are trying to provide legal advice to this employer, and if you are not an attorney, this could be a bit of a problem.
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So....you are an attorney seeking advice on Avvo for how to address this situation with your client? Regardless, I suggest you have your "client" contact an employment attorney to address the situation and discuss the various potential business issues associated with the employee's actions.
J. Malkinson/ Malkinson & Halpern, P.C.
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