Equal Employment Opportunity
The Community endeavors to provide an environment wherein human dignity prevails and all employees and applicants for employment receive equal consideration and treatment. We believe that diversity creates a healthier atmosphere. Therefore, the Community is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is the Community’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons, consistent with federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. This policy applies to all phases of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, promoting, compensating, transferring, laying off, and terminating personnel. We also hold a zero-tolerance policy concerning discrimination or harassment based upon race, color, citizenship, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, sex, disability, handicap, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local laws.
In the event of any form of harassment or discrimination, an employee shall file a grievance and follow the procedure, which is listed later on in this Handbook. The Community will then conduct a full investigation and attempt to resolve the situation while maintaining privacy and confidentiality as best as possible for all parties involved. If determined that a policy has been violated, disciplinary action, up to and including immediate discharge, will be taken. Any retaliation against any party involved in an investigation is not permitted or accepted.
Discrimination or harassment against residents, other employees, or the public at large based on the factors listed above will not be tolerated by the Community.