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Equal Employment Opportunity

Section 3.02

I. Policy

  • Elkhart County is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Elkhart County is sensitive to and encourages employees at all levels to adhere to an equal employment opportunity philosophy.
  • Elkhart County does not discriminate in employment practices, facility accessibility and service to citizenry activities on the basis of race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, or disability.
  • Elkhart County Government shall recruit, hire, train and promote without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin or disability.
  • Each Department Head or Elected Official is to ensure that all employment related decisions, including promotion and career development opportunities, shall be in accordance with the principles of equal employment opportunity. Only job related requirements shall be imposed for all employment opportunities.
  • All personnel actions, including decisions related to compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs and educational training will be administered without regard for race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, or disability.
  • Elkhart County prohibits harassment of employees based on race, color, age religion, gender, national origin or disability. All employees of Elkhart County should expect to work in an environment free of harassment.
  • Elkhart County expects that employees who feel they are a victim of an equal employment opportunity violation or harassment may seek assistance from their supervisor, the Director of Personnel and/ or the County's EEO Officer.
  • Elkhart County seeks the continued support of all elected officials, department managers and other employees for their assistance and compliance in attaining the County's objectives of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.

II. Scope


This policy applies to all County departments, elected officials, managers, and employees.

Section 3.02 - Employment - Equal Employment Opportunity

 
   
 
     
 

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