RICHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The purpose of this policy is to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants for school district employment and school district employees.
II. GENERAL STATEMENT OF POLICY
A. The policy of the school district is to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The school district does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status or veteran status. The school district also makes reasonable accommodations for the known disabilities of its employees and qualified applicants for employment.
B. The school district prohibits the harassment of any individual for any of the categories listed above. For information about the types of conduct that constitute impermissible harassment and the school district's internal procedures for addressing complaints of harassment, please refer to Board Policy 103 - Racial, Religious, and Sexual Harassment and Violence.
C. This policy applies to all areas of employment including hiring, discharge, promotion, compensation, facilities or privileges of employment.
D. . Every School district employee shall be responsible for following this policy.
E. Any person having any questions regarding this policy should discuss it with the Director of Human Resources and Administrative Services, Superintendent, or designee.
Legal References: MSA 363 (A) (Minnesota Human Rights Act)
29 U.S.C. § 621 et. seq. (Age Discrimination in Employment Act)
29 U.S.C. § 2615 (Family and Medical Leave Act)
38 U.S.C. § 4301 et seq. (Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act)
38 U.S.C. § 4211 et. seq. (Veterans’ Reemployment Rights Act)
42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq. (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act)
42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq. (Americans with Disabilities Act)
Cross Reference: Board Policy 103 - Racial, Religious, and Sexual Harassment and Violence Policy
ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION: December 18, 1995
AMENDED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION: November 6, 2000; October 4, 2004, June 11, 2012, February 5, 2018