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