Substance Abuse Policy 424.03

Johnson County Community College
Series: 400 Personnel
Section: Employee Conduct and Performance

The college supports and endorses the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 (41USC B 701 et. seq.) and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act amendments of 1989 (20 USC B 1145(g). Pursuant to these Acts, the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession or use of a controlled substance or abuse of alcohol (as defined in these Acts) by an employee on college property or as part of any college activities is prohibited.

An employee must notify the college of any criminal drug statute conviction for a violation occurring in the workplace no later than five (5) days after such conviction. Such notice shall be provided in writing by the employee to the Director of Human Resources.

The college will maintain a procedure to annually distribute to all employees a statement of compliance in accordance with the applicable provisions of the law. The college will conduct a biennial review of this procedure.

An employee who violates this policy shall be subject to appropriate disciplinary action including suspension, demotion, non-renewal and/or termination as provided in Policy 415.08, Suspension, Demotion, and Termination for Cause.

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