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Viewing Policy: SP 4159 Employee Assistance Program




The San Benito County Superintendent of Schools recognizes that school employees may have problems which can have detrimental effects upon job performance and student safety. The County 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 County Office’s employee assistance program. This information shall be available to all employees and their spouses and dependents.


Management and supervisory staff shall, as applicable, be knowledgeable about the County Office’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.




Legal Reference:


35160-35160.2  Authority of county superintendent


 45190-45209 Resignations and leaves of absence for classified employees GOVERNMENT CODE

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 Approved: 10-11-18