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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy (GBA)

LCS is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in recruitment, selection, promotion and dismissal of all personnel. LCS provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants or employees without regard to race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation (which includes transgender), religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, marital status, disability or conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth.. Every effort shall be made to ensure that all decisions, programs and personnel actions are administered in conformity with the principle of equal employment opportunity. Each LCS staff member is responsible for supporting these objectives and implementing this policy. Each LCS staff member must assist in promoting a work place environment free of illegal harassment or discrimination. No individual shall be coerced, intimidated, harassed or retaliated against for reporting a violation of these policies.

LCS shall ensure that it does not unlawfully discriminate in any area of employment including job advertising, pre-employment requirements, recruitment, compensation, fringe benefits, job classifications, promotion and termination.

LCS Policy Adopted August 9, 2012
Revised Policy Adopted August 21, 2017
Revised Policy Adopted April 23, 2019

LEGAL REFS.:

  • 20 U.S.C. §1681 (Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972)
  • 29 U.S.C. §201 et seq. (Fair Labor Standards Act)
  • 29 U.S.C. §621 et seq. (Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967)
  • 29 U.S.C. §794 (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973)
  • 42 U.S.C. §12101et seq. (Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act)
  • 42 U.S.C. §2000d (Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964)
  • 42 U.S.C. §2000e (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964)
  • 42 U.S.C. §2000ff et seq. (Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008)
  • C.R.S. 2-4-401 (13.5) (definition of sexual orientation, which includes transgender)
  • C.R.S. 22-32-110 (1)(k)
  • C.R.S. 22-61-101 (discrimination in employment prohibited)
  • C.R.S. 24-34-301 et seq. (Colorado Civil Rights Division procedures)
  • C.R.S. 24-34-301 (7) (definition of sexual orientation, which includes transgender)
  • C.R.S. 24-34-402 et seq. (discriminatory or unfair employment practices)
  • C.R.S. 24-34-402.3 (discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth or related conditions; notice of right to be free from such discrimination must be posted “in a conspicuous place” accessible to employees)

CROSS REFS.:

  • AC, Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity
  • GBAA, Sexual Harassment