6.01.001.014 Equal Employment Opportunity

Category: HUMAN RESOURCES
Section: EMPLOYMENT
Policy: Hiring and Equal Employment Opportunity
Approved: 11/15/2012
Approved By: President's Staff

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at the Community College of Beaver County will be based on merit, qualifications, abilities and/or as is dictated by the respective collective bargaining agreements. The Community College of Beaver County does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Community College of Beaver County will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

Any employees with questions or concerns about any type of discrimination in the workplace are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of their immediate supervisor or the Human Resources Department. Employees can raise concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal. Anyone found to be engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.