It is the Agency's policy to provide equal employment, volunteer, and service opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, marital status, age (unless age is a factor necessary to the achievement of any statutory objectives), national origin, disability, genetic information, veterans status, sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by law.
This policy applies to all personnel, volunteer, and consumer practices, including hiring, transfer, promotion/demotion, termination, layoff and recall, training and development, compensation, benefits, and sponsored activities of the Agency. Service restrictions are applicable only when determined by local, state, or federal law or the parameters of a contract currently in force.
Any type of harassment by Agency staff members or by those assigned to the Agency on a temporary or contract basis is expressly prohibited. It is the Agency's policy to maintain an environment that respects the rights and dignity of every individual. All individuals are to be treated with courtesy, consideration and professionalism at all times.