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Substance Abuse in the Workplace

The commonwealth is a "Drug Free Workplace" which encompasses both the use of drugs and alcohol.  Commonwealth policy prohibits:

  • The unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, or use of alcohol and other controlled substances by a state employee, either while on duty or in any commonwealth workplace.  Find more information on criminal conduct here.
  • Reporting to work or remaining at work in an unfit condition as a result of alcohol or other drugs.

Such conduct may subject the employee to appropriate discipline, up to and including termination.    

Substance-Free Workplace Brochure           


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OA-Workplace Support is available to assist and can be contacted at 717.787.8575 or