Office of Human Resources

Discriminatory Harassment

Policy #5.1010
Effective: 2/7/05

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND DISCRIMINATORY HARASSMENT

Lewis University has adopted and is philosophically committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or disability, in accordance with federal and state laws.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: hiring, promotion, termination, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.  Lewis University prohibits, forbids and does not tolerate discrimination against anyone on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, disability or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local laws. As part of this commitment, Lewis University will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a known disability who can perform the essential functions of the job either with or without accommodation.  Employees requiring accommodations should notify the Office of Human Resources and refer to the Employees with Disability policy.

This policy also prohibits and the University will not tolerate harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or disability.  Such harassment can include unwelcome sexual advances or requests for sexual favors or it may consist of other offensive verbal or physical conduct that is directed at another employee because of that person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, or disability.  Harassment can include offensive comments, language, jokes, cartoons, innuendo, pictures, or other conduct of an objectively offensive manner and can also include such materials transmitted via e-mail or accessed on the Internet.

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Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity

Lewis University is an equal opportunity employer. Decisions regarding hiring, promotion, termination, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, discipline, and all other decisions regarding the terms and conditions of employment will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local laws which is unrelated to the ability to perform the job or which can be reasonably accommodated.