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NCJ Number: 162171 Find in a Library
Title: New Drug-Free Workplace Act: The Complete Guide for Federal Contractors and Grantees, Chapter 5
Author(s): B Nogay
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 7
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of National Affairs
Washington, DC 20037
Publication Number: ISBN 1-55871-042-6
Sale Source: Bureau of National Affairs
1231 25th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
United States of America
Type: Guideline
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This chapter contains requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act that must be satisfied by persons and organizations seeking contracts or grants from a Federal agency.
Abstract: The requirements of the Act apply to any entity (other than an individual) who is capable of entering into a contract, or being awarded a grant, from the Federal Government. This could include State and local governments, public and private educational institutions, and federally funded research and development centers. There are definitions of an individual, a workplace, an employee, and other terms as they are used in the Act. The chapter also includes: employers' responsibilities for informing employees of the Act's requirements; employees' responsibilities for adhering to those requirements; implications for failure to comply; enforcement procedures; consequences of contractors' failure to meet Act requirements; appeals process and waivers; and how the requirements of the Act relate to other statutory requirements for a drug-free workplace included in other authorization bills.
Main Term(s): Controlled Substances
Index Term(s): Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988; Drug law enforcement; Drug laws; Drug Policy; Drug regulation; Federal drug laws; Federal programs; Government contracting; Substance abuse in the workplace
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