Drug-Free Workplace Employee Policy

Drug-Free Workplace Employee Policy (Policy C0104)

In accordance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, Drug-Free Schools and Communities Acts Amendments of 1989 and Wisconsin State Statute, Chapter 961, Uniform Controlled Substance Act, the following policy is hereby adopted:


Policy

College policy prohibits the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession or use of a controlled substance in the workplace. The term "controlled substance" means substances listed in Schedules I through V of Section 202 of the Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. Section 812. Among other substances, it includes such illegal drugs as marijuana, cocaine, crack, PCP, heroin, morphine and LSD.


Notice of Convictions

An employee must notify the Human Resources Director no later than five (5) days after the employee has received any criminal drug statute conviction based on a violation which occurred in the workplace. The College will report such convictions to the appropriate Federal agency within ten days. For the purposes of this notice requirement, a conviction includes a finding of guilt, a no contest plea, and/or an imposition of sentence by any judicial body for any violation of a criminal statute involving the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, or use of a controlled substance in the workplace.


Penalties For Violation

Compliance with this policy is a condition of continued employment. If an employee violates any aspect of this policy, the College will take appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including discharge. Furthermore, the employee may be required to satisfactorily participate in a drug abuse assistance or rehabilitation program approved for such purpose by federal, state or local health, law enforcement or other appropriate agency.

Revised December 21, 2004
Reviewed March 11, 1993 (grammatical changes)
Adopted September 18, 1990