Pol-Drug-Free Workplace

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University of Louisville

OFFICIAL
UNIVERSITY
ADMINISTRATIVE
POLICY

POLICY NAME

Drug-Free Workplace

EFFECTIVE DATE

May 1, 1992

POLICY NUMBER

PER-1.15

POLICY APPLICABILITY

This policy applies to University Administrators, Faculty, Staff and Students.

POLICY STATEMENT

The unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of controlled substances is prohibited in and on any property owned or controlled by the university. (University's Drug Free Policy Statement)

Any university employee determined to have violated this policy is guilty of misconduct subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination, under procedures of The Redbook or PER-5.01, Staff Disciplinary Action.

In order to comply with federal law, the university requires that an employee notify the Vice President for Human Resources of any criminal drug statute conviction for a violation occurring in the workplace no later than five days after such conviction.

DEFINITIONS

Conviction:  A finding of guilt (including a plea of nolo contendere) or imposition of sentence, or both, by any judicial body charged with the responsibility to determine violations of federal or state criminal drug statutes.

Criminal drug statute:  Any criminal statute involving manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance.

Controlled substance:  A controlled substance defined in schedules I through V of section 202 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 812). Possession of a controlled substance pursuant to a valid prescription or other use allowed by law is not unlawful.

FORMS/ONLINE PROCESSES

Process for HR Criminal Drug Offense Reporting (DOC) for compliance with 29 CFR 89.635.

ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY

Associate Vice President for Human Resources

RESPONSIBLE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT/DIVISION

Human Resources
1980 Arthur Street
Phone:  502-852-6258
Email: hrhelp@louisville.edu

HISTORY

Revision Date(s):  

Reviewed Date(s):  March 8, 2016

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