Issue Date: November 18, 2020
“Drug & Alcohol Policy Notice to Employees”
The following notice shall be provided to all employees of the District.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that it is a violation of the policy of the School District for any employee to distribute, dispense, possess, use, or be under the influence of any alcoholic beverage, malt beverage, or fortified wine or other intoxicating liquor or to unlawfully manufacture, distribute, dispense, possess, use, or be under the continued influence of any narcotic drug, hallucinogenic drug, amphetamine, barbiturate, marijuana, anabolic steroid, or any other controlled substance, as defined in the Utah Controlled Substances Act, schedules I through V of section 202 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. § 812) and as further defined by regulation at 21 C.F.R. 1300.1 et seq., before, during, or after school hours at school or in any other school district location as defined below.
“School District location” means in any school building and on any school premises; in any school-owned vehicle or in any other school-approved vehicle used to transport students to and from school or school activities; off school property at any school-sponsored or school-approved activity, event, or function, such as a field trip or athletic event, where students are under the jurisdiction of the School District; or during any period of time such employee is supervising students on behalf of the School District or otherwise engaged in school district business.
YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED that if you are engaged either directly or indirectly in work on a federal grant, it is a condition of your continued employment on any such federal grant that you shall abide by the terms of the school district policy on alcohol and drugs and will notify your supervisor in writing of your conviction of any criminal drug statute for a violation occurring in any of the places listed above no later than five (5) calendar days after such conviction.
Any employee who violates the terms of the school district’s drug and alcohol policy may be non-renewed or his or her employment may be suspended or terminated, at the discretion of the board.
In the alternative, any employee who violates the terms of the school district’s drug and alcohol policy shall satisfactorily participate in a drug abuse assistance or rehabilitation program approved by the board. If such employee fails to satisfactorily participate in such program, the employee shall be non-renewed or his or her employment may be suspended or terminated, at the discretion of the board.
• 41 U.S.C. § 8103(a)(1)
• 41 U.S.C. § 8104
• 29 CFR § 94.205
• 29 CFR § 94.225
• 34 CFR § 84.20
• 34 CFR § 84.225