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Disciplinary Actions for Employees

Disciplinary Actions for Employees

(This includes regular and temporary employees, student employees and employees working at the University under the guidelines of federal contract or grant. Compliance with the policy is considered a condition of employment under the terms of the employment.)

As a condition of employment, each employee must abide by the terms of this statement and must notify the director of Human Resources of any criminal drug statute conviction for a violation occurring in the workplace no later than five days after such conviction. Failure to provide this notification within five days after conviction will result in termination of employment. A conviction includes a finding of guilt, a plea of nolo contendere, or imposition of a sentence by any state or federal judicial body.

Possible disciplinary sanctions for failure to comply with this statement, other than notification, may include one or more of the following:
1. termination;
2. suspension;
3. mandatory participation in, and satisfactory completion of, a substance abuse program or rehabilitation program; and,
4. recommendation for professional counseling.