Newport-Mesa USD | BP 4159 Personnel
Employee Assistance Programs
The Governing Board recognizes that school district employees may have problems which can have detrimental effects upon job performance and student safety. The Board encourages employees to seek help when such problems exist and to take advantage of the resources that are available to assist them.
Employees shall have confidential access to information about the district's employee assistance program. This information shall be available to all employees and their spouses and dependents.
(cf. 3513.3 - Tobacco-Free Schools)
(cf. 4020 - Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace)
(cf. 5131.62 - Tobacco)
Management and supervisory staff shall be knowledgeable about the district's employee assistance program and may counsel employees about the program, as appropriate.
Participation in the assistance program shall not jeopardize an employee's employment or career advancement, nor will it protect the employee from disciplinary action for substandard job performance.
(cf. 4032 - Reasonable Accommodation)
(cf. 4115 - Evaluation/Supervision)
(cf. 4118 - Suspension/Disciplinary Action)
(cf. 4161.1/4261.1 - Personal Illness/Injury Leave)
(cf. 4161.9/4261.9/4361.9 - Catastrophic Leave Program)
(cf. 4215 - Evaluation/Supervision)
(cf. 4218 - Dismissal/Suspension/Disciplinary Action)
(cf. 4315 - Evaluation/Supervision)
(cf. 4361.1 - Personal Illness/Injury Leave)
35160 Authority of governing board
35160.1 Broad authority of school districts
44962 Leaves of absence for certificated employees
44964 Power to grant leaves of absence for accident, illness or quarantine
8355 Certification to contracting or granting agency; requisites
HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE
104420 Providing information re: smoking cessation program
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 41
701-707 Drug-Free Workplace Act
Policy NEWPORT-MESA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: September 8, 2009 Costa Mesa, California