Regulation 9020: Drug and Alcohol - Employees
The Chappaqua School District is committed to making a good faith effort to maintain a drug-free workplace through implementation of the following:
- The unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensing, possession or use of a controlled substance is prohibited in any work site in the School District. Any employee in violation of the above prohibition will be subject to immediate appropriate disciplinary action in accordance with State and Federal laws and regulations and all legal and contractual obligations of the District. The penalties that may be imposed upon employees for violations occurring in the workplace shall be in accordance with all legal and contractual obligations.
- The District encourages an employee to seek voluntary treatment if s/he has a problem and supports such decision. Any employee in need of assistance may contact his/her supervisor, who may suggest counseling through an appropriate agency.
- It is a condition of employment in the District that all employees will abide by the District's policy of and requirements for a drug-free workplace. Each employee must notify the District of any conviction for a violation of any federal or state criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace within five (5) days of conviction. It is the responsibility of the District to notify any federal contracting/granting agency within ten (10) days after receiving an employee conviction notice from an employee or otherwise.
- It is the responsibility of the District to take appropriate action within thirty (30) days after receiving notice under paragraph "3" of any employee who has been convicted under a criminal statute relating to possession, use, etc., of a controlled substance in the workplace. Appropriate disciplinary action shall be taken upon proper notice to any employee who has been convicted of such crime(s).
Approved by Superintendent of Schools: December 12, 1995