The possession, sale, or use of alcohol or illegal drugs on the employer’s premises is strictly prohibited and is grounds for immediate dismissal. If an employee is unable to effectively perform his/her duties or causes disruptions in the workplace due to the influence of drugs or alcohol, disciplinary action may be taken.
Pursuant to Public Law 100-690 Title V, Subtitle D, the Town of Sebago has established the following policy:
The unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, or use of a controlled substance is prohibited in the Town of Sebago workplace. As a condition of employment with the Town of Sebago, all employees will abide by the terms of the policy and notify the employer of any criminal drug statute conviction for a violation occurring in the workplace no later than five days after such conviction. The Town of Sebago, within 30 days of receiving notice, with respect to any employee who is so convicted, will take one of the following actions:
Taking appropriate personnel action against such an employee up to and including discharge;
and/or requiring such employee to participate satisfactorily in a drug abuse assistance or
rehabilitation program approved for such purposes by a federal, state, or local health, law
enforcement, or other appropriate agency.