Assurance of Compliance with Federal Statues Relating to a Drug-Free Workplace

Assurance of Compliance with Federal Statutes Relating to a Drug-Free Workplace (Grantees Other Than Individuals)

The University of Iowa will comply with all Federal statutes relating to a Drug-Free Workplace (Grantees Other Than Individuals). These include but are not limited to:

As required by the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, and implemented at 34 CFR Part 85, Subpart F, for grantees, as defined at 34 CFR Part 85, Section 85.605 and 85.610--

  1. The applicant certifies that it will continue to provide a drug-free workplace by:
    1. Publishing a statement notifying employees that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, or use of a controlled substance is prohibited in the grantee's workplace and specifying the actions that will be taken against employees for violation of such prohibition;
    2. Establishing an on-going drug-free awareness program to inform employees about--
      1. The dangers of drug abuse in the workplace;
      2. The grantee's policy of maintaining a drug-free workplace;
      3. Any available drug counseling, rehabilitation, and employee assistance programs; and
      4. The penalties that may be imposed upon employees for drug abuse violations occurring in the workplace;
    3. Making it a requirement that each employee to be engaged in the performance of the grant be given a copy of the statement required by paragraph (A);
    4. Notifying the employee in the statement required by paragraph (A) that as a condition of employment under the grant, the employee will-
      1. Abide by the terms of the statement; and
      2. Notify the employer in writing of his or her conviction for a violation of a criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace no later than five calendar days after such convictions;
    5. Notifying the agency, in writing, within 10 calendar days after receiving notice under subparagraph (D)(2) from an employee or otherwise receiving actual notice of such conviction. Employers of convicted employees must provide notice, including position title, to:

      Director, Grants and Contract Services, U.S. Department of Education, 600 Independence Avenue, S.W. (Room 3124, GSA Regional Office Building No. 3), Washington DC 20202-4571. Notice shall include the identification number(s) of each affected grant;

    6. Taking one of the following actions, within 30 calendar days of receiving notice under subparagraph (D)(2), with respect to any employee who is so convicted--
      1. Taking appropriate personnel action against such an employee, up to and including termination, consistent with the requirements of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; or
      2. Requiring such an 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;
      3. Making a good faith effort to continue to maintain a drug-free workplace through implementation of paragraphs (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), and (F).
  2. The grantee may insert in the space provided below the site(s) for the performance of work done in connection with the specific grant:

Place of Performance (Street address, city, county, state, zip code)
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Check _____ if there are workplaces on file that are not identified here.

Drug-Free Workplace (Individual Grantees)

As required by the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, and implemented at 34 CFR Part 35, Subpart F, for grantees, as defined at 34 CFR Part 85, Section 85.605 and 85.610--

  1. As a condition of the grant, I certify that I will not engage in the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, or use of a controlled substance in conducting any activity with the grant; and
  2. If convicted of a criminal drug offense resulting from a violation occurring during the conduct of any grant activity, I will report the conviction in writing, within 10 calendar days of the conviction, to: Director, Grants and Contracts Services, U.S. Department of Education, 600 Independence Avenue, S.W. (Room 3124, GSA Regional Office Building No.3), Washington , DC 20202-4571. Notice shall include the identification number(s) of each affected grant.