Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0688    Version: 1 Name: Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/20/2020 In control: Financial & Administrative Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/9/2020
Title: Resolution amending Section 10.8, Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace, in the Employee Policies and Procedures Manual.
Attachments: 1. Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace draft 1.2020.pdf, 2. 10.8 Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace.pdf

Title

Resolution amending Section 10.8, Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace, in the Employee Policies and Procedures Manual.

 

Staff Summary

                     Lake County Employees are expected and required to report to work on time and in appropriate mental and physical condition for work.

                     A provision was added to the section 10.8 Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace policy addressing Prescription Medications.

                     The policy reflects updates to the Drug and Alcohol Testing and Discipline and Remedies sections, and minor grammatical changes throughout the document.

 

Body

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, Lake County is committed to protecting the safety, health, and wellbeing of all employees and other individuals in our workplace, and

 

WHEREAS, it has become necessary to add a provision to the policy to address Prescription Medications, and

 

WHEREAS, the policy reflects updates to the Drug and Alcohol Testing and Discipline and Remedies sections in addition to minor grammatical changes through the document, and

 

WHEREAS, Lake County has established a drug free workplace program that balances our respect for individuals with the need to maintain an alcohol and drug free environment.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois, that the Lake County Employee Policies and Procedures Manual Section 10.8 Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace policy be adopted.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this policy reflects the County’s intent and obligation to provide an alcohol and drug-free, healthful, safe and secure work environment.

 

Dated, in Waukegan, Illinois, on June 9, 2020.