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GB5 – Drug Free Workplace - July 2011

Notice: This policy was reviewed, revised, and/or renamed. We provide this revision for historic purposes only. Please see our current policies and procedural directives.

This policy was reviewed and revised. We provide this revision for historic purposes only.

Albuquerque Public Schools prohibits the sale, use, possession, transfer of, or being under the influence of alcohol, narcotics, hallucinogens, inhalants, or drugs or possession of drug paraphernalia by an Albuquerque Public Schools employee in the workplace, on district property or at any district-sponsored activity.  Any employee found to be engaging in any of the above behaviors shall be subject to appropriate disciplinary measures.

As a condition of employment individual employees shall notify their supervisor within five (5) business days if they are convicted of a criminal controlled-drug statute violation occurring in the workplace. Failure by an employee to report such a conviction may be grounds for disciplinary action. Supervisors who become aware of a conviction of an employee for a criminal controlled-drug statute violation occurring in the workplace shall immediately notify the superintendent, or his/her designee, in compliance with federal law.

The district shall educate employees about provisions of this policy and related administrative procedural directives, available district and community counseling and referral services and the penalties involved for drug violation convictions.

Administrative Position: Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources

Department Director: Executive Director of Staffing and Employee Relations

References

Legal Cross Ref.:

  • Public Law 100-690
  • Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988
  • Drug Free Schools and Communities Act, as amended in 1989

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

  • JL – Staff and Student Wellness

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

  • Employee Standards of Conduct
  • Employee Handbook
  • Employee Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Employee Assistance Program

NSBA/NEPN Classification: GBEC

Approved: October 4, 1989
Reviewed: January 17, 1990
Revised: June 19, 1991
Revised: December 18, 1991
Reviewed: May 4, 1994
Approved: June 1, 1994
Revised: February 20, 1996
Reviewed: January 1, 2001
Revised: April 2001
Reviewed: July 12, 2011
Revised: July 20, 2011

This policy was reviewed and revised. We provide this revision for historic purposes only.