File: GBEC - DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY

The School District will provide a drug-free workplace and certifies that it will:

1.  Put all employees on notice, via this policy, that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession or use of a controlled substance, is prohibited in the District's workplace.  Violations of this policy will be subject to discipline up to and including termination.

2.  Make it a requirement that each employee whose employment is funded by a federal grant be given a copy of the statement as required.

3.  Notify the employee in the required statement that as a condition of employment under the grant, the employee will abide by the terms of the statement, and will notify the District of any criminal drug statute conviction for a violation occurring in the workplace no later than five days after such conviction.

4.  Notify the federal agency within ten days after receiving notice from an employee or otherwise receiving notice of such conviction.

5.  Take one of the following actions within 30 days of receiving notice with respect to any employee who is so convicted; take appropriate personnel action against such an employee, up to and including termination; or require such employee to participate satisfactorily in a drug abuse assistance or rehabilitation program approved for such purposes by a federal, state or local health law enforcement, or other appropriate agency.

6.  Make a good faith effort to continue to maintain a drug-free workplace through implementation of all the provisions of this policy.

LEGAL REFS.: The Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988

CROSS REFS.:  IHAMB, Teaching about Alcohol, Tobacco and Drugs

JICH, Drug and Alcohol Use by Students