Drug-Free Workplace Policy



Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. recognizes alcohol and drug
 dependency as an illness and a major health problem. The Company also
 recognizes alcohol and drug abuse as a potential health, safety, 
performance, and security problem. Employees needing help in dealing
 with such problems are encouraged to use our Employee Assistance 
Program and health insurance plans, as appropriate. Conscientious 
efforts to seek and use such resources will not jeopardize an 
employee's  job and will remain confidential. 

 Employees are expected and required to report to work on time and in
 appropriate mental and physical condition for work. It is the intent
of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. to provide a drug-free
 healthful, safe and secure work environment. 

  The unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, 
or use of a controlled substance or alcohol on company premises or 
while conducting Company business is absolutely prohibited. 
Violations of  this policy will result in disciplinary action, up to and 
including termination, as well as possible criminal consequences. 

 Cracker Barrel Old County Store, Inc. reserves the right to subject
 all Management Trainees to mandatory Drug Testing. Hourly and 
management employees may be required to submit to a Drug Test
 whenever reasonable suspicion of illegal drug use or alcohol abuse
 occurs, unless prohibited by law. The Company also reserves
 the right to subject employees to DrugTesting after the occurrence of
 an on-the-job accident. The Company further reserves the right to 
subject employees who operate aircraft, forklifts, motor vehicles, or
 other potentially dangerous equipment  to random Drug Testing. Drug 
Testing may include testing for alcohol. A Cracker Barrel employee who
 tests positive is subject to disciplinary action up to and including
Nothing in this policy is construed as altering the employment-at-will
 relationship between Cracker Barrel and its employees.

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