Cumberland Community Unit School District
All District workplaces are drug-
and alcohol-free workplaces. All employees
shall be prohibited from:
- Unlawful manufacture, dispensing, distribution, possession,
use, or being under the influence of a controlled substance while on District
premises or while performing work for the District.
- Distribution, consumption, use, possession, or being under the
influence of alcohol while on District premises or while performing work
for the District.
For purposes of this policy a controlled
substance is one that is:
- Not legally obtainable;
- Being used in a manner different than prescribed;
- Legally obtainable, but has not been legally obtained;
- Referenced in federal or State controlled substance
As a condition of employment, each employee
- Abide by the terms of the District policy respecting a
and alcohol-free workplace; and
- Notify his or her supervisor of his or her conviction under any
criminal drug statute for a violation occurring on the District premises or
while performing work for the District, no later than 5 calendar days after
such a conviction.
In order to make employees aware of dangers of
drug and alcohol abuse, the District will:
- Provide each employee with a copy of the District Drug-
and Alcohol-Free Workplace policy;
- Post notice of the District Drug-
and Alcohol-Free Workplace policy in a place where other
information for employees is posted;
- Make available materials from local, state, and national
and alcohol-abuse organizations;
- Enlist the aid of community and state agencies with drug
and alcohol informational and rehabilitation programs to
provide information to District employees;
- Establish a drug-free awareness program to inform employees about:
- The dangers of drug abuse in the workplace,
- Available drug
and alcohol counseling, rehabilitation, re-entry, and any
employee assistance programs, and
- The penalties that the District may impose upon employees for
violations of this policy.
District Action Upon Violation of
An employee who violates this policy may be
subject to disciplinary action, including termination. Alternatively, the
Board may require an employee to successfully complete an appropriate
- or alcohol-abuse, employee-assistance rehabilitation
The Board of Education shall take disciplinary
action with respect to an employee convicted of a drug offense in the workplace
within 30 days after receiving notice of the conviction.
Should District employees be engaged in the
performance of work under a federal contract or grant, or under a State
contract or grant of $5,000 or more, the Superintendent shall notify the
appropriate State or federal agency from which the District receives contract
or grant monies of the employee’s conviction within 10 days after receiving notice of the
Americans With Disabilities Act,
42 U.S.C. §12114.
Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. §812;
21 C.F.R. 1308.11 - 1308.15.
Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, 41 U.S.C.
§701 et seq.
Safe and Drug-Free School and Communities
Act of 1994, 20 U.S.C. §7101 et seq.
Drug-Free Workplace Act, 30 ILCS 580/1
March 17, 2003