Policy GBA Open Hiring/Equal Employment Opportunity

File: GBA

Open Hiring/Equal Employment Opportunity

The Board subscribes to the principles of the dignity of all people and of their labors. It also recognizes that it is both culturally and educationally sound to have persons of diverse backgrounds on the school district’s staff.

Therefore, the district shall promote and provide for equal opportunity in recruitment, selection, promotion and dismissal of all personnel. Commitment on the part of the district towards equal employment opportunity shall apply to all people without regard to race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, marital status or disability.

The district 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.

Adopted: October 29, 1975

Revised: September 10, 1985

Revised: December 14, 1993

Revised: August 9, 2005

Revised: October 9, 2007

Revised: September 23, 2014

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. 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. 24-34-402 et seq. (discriminatory or unfair employment practices)

CROSS REFS.: AC, Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity

GBAA, Sexual Harassment

Huerfano School District Re-1, Walsenburg, Colorado