Town of Ellicott, NY
Chautauqua County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Ellicott 8-18-1993. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 7-1 Policy established.

In accordance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, which requires federal governmental contractors to ensure a drug-free workplace, the Town Board of the Town of Ellicott has established the following policy:
A. 
All employees are required to report to work in appropriate mental and physical condition. Reporting to work, or working, under the influence of a controlled substance (without a physician's prescription) is prohibited.
B. 
The criminal use, manufacture or distribution of a controlled substance on either company or client property is prohibited.
C. 
Employees are required to report any drug-related criminal conviction in accordance with the law. A written report of conviction must be made to the Town Supervisor within five days of the conviction.

§ 7-2 Penalties for offenses.

Employees who violate this policy are subject to the following disciplinary action:
A. 
The manufacture or distribution of controlled substances at the offices or on the property of the town will result in termination.
B. 
The use of a controlled substance at any workplace of the Town of Ellicott or on town property (or while conducting town business) is grounds for disciplinary action which may include suspension or termination.
C. 
The failure to report any drug-related criminal conviction, as outlined in § 7-1C above, will result in termination.