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Drug-Free and Alcohol-Free Workplace

It is the policy of State Tech to maintain a drug- and alcohol-free work environment that is safe and productive for employees and others having business with the college.

The unlawful use, possession, purchase, sale, or distribution of or being under the influence of any illegal drug  or controlled substance (including medical marijuana) while on college or client premises or while performing services for the college is strictly prohibited. State Tech also prohibits reporting to work or performing services under the influence of alcohol or consuming alcohol while on duty or during work hours. In addition, State Tech prohibits off-premises abuse of alcohol and controlled substances (including medical marijuana), as well as the possession, use, or sale of illegal drugs, when these activities adversely affect job performance, job safety, or the college’s reputation in the community.

To ensure compliance with this policy, substance abuse screening may be conducted for cause upon reasonable suspicion that the employee is under the influence of alcohol or drugs that could affect or have adversely affected the employee’s job performance

Compliance with this policy is a condition of employment. Employees who test positive or who refuse to submit to substance abuse screening will be subject to termination. Notwithstanding any provision herein, this policy will be enforced at all times in accordance with applicable state and local law.

Any employee violating this policy is subject to discipline, up to and including termination, for the first offense.




Responsible administrator or office: Human Resources

Contact person in that office: Amy Ames


January 2022

Approved by President: January 2022

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