Substance Abuse and Alcohol Policy 424.03

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

Cross Reference:  Substance Abuse and Alcohol Operating Procedure 424.04

The College supports and endorses the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 (41 USC 701 et. seq.) and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989 (20 USC 1145(g)). Pursuant to applicable provisions of 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. Employees are not permitted to consume alcohol while on duty, except in limited circumstances as approved in accordance with the Substance Abuse and Alcohol Operating Procedure.

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 a director over 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 discipline up to and including termination of employment.


Date of Adoption:
Revised: 11/16/2017