GAOA Drug Free Workplace

GAOA  Drug Free Workplace (See LDD)                                  GAOA-1

           Maintaining a drug free work place is important in establishing an appropriate learning environment for the students of the district.  The unlawful manufacture, distribution, sale, dispensing, possession or use of a controlled substance is prohibited in the district.

               As a condition of employment in the district, employees shall abide by the terms of this policy.

               Employees shall not unlawfully manufacture, distribute, dispense, possess or use controlled substances in the workplace.

               Any employee who is convicted under a criminal drug statute for a violation occurring at the workplace must notify the superintendent of the conviction within five days after the conviction.

               Within 30 days after the notice of conviction is received, the school district will take appropriate action with the employee.  Such action may include, suspension, placement on probationary status, or other disciplinary action including termination.  Alternatively, or in addition to any action short of termination, the employee may be required to participate satisfactorily in an approved drug abuse assistance or rehabilitation program as a

condition of continued employment.  The employee shall bear the cost of participation in such program.              Each employee in the district shall be given a copy

of this policy.


GAOA      Drug Free Workplace                                              GAOA-2

               This policy is intended to implement the requirements of the federal regulations promulgated under the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, 34 CFR Part 85, Subpart F.  It is not intended to supplant or otherwise diminish disciplinary actions which may be taken under board policies or the negotiated agreement.

               Maintaining a drug free workplace is important in establishing an appropriate learning environment for the students of the district.  The unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession or use of a controlled substance is prohibited in the district.

 

               This policy is intended to implement the requirements of the federal regulations promulgated under the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, 34 CFR Part 85, Subpart F.  It is not intended to supplant or otherwise diminish

disciplinary actions which may be taken under board policies or the negotiated agreement.

 

 

Approved: 10/14/12