Part 8 Subpart 8-8 Policy on Alcohol and Other Drugs
Sec. 8-807. Employee Policies and Sanctions.
- Consistent with State and Federal Law, Ferris State University will maintain a workplace
free from the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession or use
of a controlled substance, as defined under the Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C.
812, as may be amended from time to time. The unlawful manufacture, distribution,
dispensation, possession or use of drugs or narcotics is prohibited on any property
under the control of and governed by the Board of Trustees of Ferris State University,
and at any site where work is performed by individuals on behalf of Ferris State University.
Pursuant to applicable University procedures governing employee discipline, any employee
involved in the unauthorized use, sale, manufacturing, dispensing or possession of
legal or illegal drugs or narcotics on University premises or work sites, or working
under the influence of such substances, will be subject to disciplinary action up
to and including dismissal. The employee must notify the University of any criminal
drug statue conviction for a violation occurring in the workplace no later than five
(5) days after such conviction. Failure to provide such notice will subject the employee
to dismissal. The employee shall notify his/her immediate supervisor, who will report
the incident to the Office of Human Resource Development.
- Ferris State University supports programs aimed at the prevention of substance abuse
by University employees.
Sec. 8-805. University resources and programs -- employee assistance service.
- Employees who are found to be in violation of University policies, guidelines, or
professional expectations will be disciplined pursuant to the provisions of the applicable
collective bargaining unit agreement or Board Personnel Policies.
Subpart 6-1. Employment policy.
Subpart 8-5. Drug-free workplace policy.