Cut Bank School District 


PERSONNEL                                                                                                                                                 5226

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Drug-Free Workplace


All District workplaces are drug- and alcohol-free.  All employees are prohibited from:



For purposes of this policy, a controlled substance is one that is:



As a condition of employment, each employee will:



In order to make employees aware of dangers of drug and alcohol abuse, the District will endeavor to:



District Action Upon Violation of Policy


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 drug- or alcohol-abuse, employee-assistance rehabilitation program.


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The Board will take disciplinary action with respect to an employee convicted of a drug offense in the workplace, within thirty (30) days of receiving notice of a conviction.


Should District employees be engaged in the performance of work under a federal contract or grant, or under a state contract or grant, the Superintendent will notify the appropriate state or federal agency from which the District receives contract or grant moneys of an employee’s conviction, within ten (10) days after receiving notice of the conviction.




Legal Reference:           41 USC 702, 703, 706                            Drug-free workplace requirements for

                                                                                                  Federal grant recipients

                                          Johnson v. Columbia Falls Aluminum Company LLC, 2009 MT 108N.

                                          § 50-46-205(20(b), MCA          Limitations of Medical Marijuana Act


Policy History:

Adopted on:  October 12, 2010

Reviewed on:

Revised on: