Managers: Laws and Rules
It is unlawful to manufacture, distribute, dispense, possess or use a controlled substance in the workplace. A violation of this policy may subject an employee to disciplinary actions up to and including dismissal.
Any employee who transfers, sells, manufactures, or uses a controlled substance on the job, in the workplace, or where the agency's work is performed, will be subject to discipline up to and including dismissal.
An employee must notify the agency appointing authority within five days after being convicted for violating any federal or state criminal drug statute in the workplace.
An agency appointing authority must notify the contracting federal agency within ten days after receiving notice from employee.
Agencies are encouraged to have employees read and sign a form such as SFN 16769 Drug-Free Workplace Acknowledgement (25kb pdf), which Human Resource Management Services developed for agency use.
Public law 100-690, Title V, Subtitle D, Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988