GBEC - Drug-Free Workplace

Code: GBEC
Adopted: 8/8/90
Re-adopted: 8/13/97
Original Code: 2860
 

The district prohibits the manufacturing, distributing, dispensing, possessing and/or use of alcohol or drugs in the workplace.

As a condition of employment, employees must abide by the alcohol and/or drug policy and inform the district within five (5) days of any criminal drug conviction that occurred in the workplace.1

1The district shall provide an alcohol and drug-free awareness program annually.  The program shall include information about the dangers of alcohol and/or drugs in the workplace, a copy of the district policy and the availability of alcohol and/or drug counseling, rehabilitation and employee assistance programs.  The program shall also include the consequences of an alcohol and/or drug policy violation.  Each employee will be provided information that includes the dangers of alcohol and/or drugs in the workplace, a copy of the district policy and the availability of alcohol and/or drug counseling, rehabilitation, employee assistance programs and the consequences of an alcohol and/or drug policy violation.

1Violation of this policy shall result in appropriate action.  The district may require an employee to participate in an alcohol and/or drug abuse program or rehabilitation program.  If the employee fails to satisfactorily participate in such program, employment may be suspended, his/her contract non-renewed or the employee may be dismissed at the discretion of the Board.  Sanctions against employees may include discipline up to and including dismissal.

 


Legal Reference(s)

ORS 809.260

Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1986, 20 U.S.C. Section 7105.
Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, P.L. 100-690, Title V, Subtitle D, Sections 5151-5160, 102 Stat. 4305-4308.
Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. 812, schedules I through V, 21 CFR 1308.11-1308.15 (2000).
Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989, P.L. 101-226, 103 Stat. 1928 et. seq.
 

1Districts directly receiving grants or contracts of $100,000 or more from the federal government are required to meet this obligation.