It is the policy of SDC to comply and cooperate to the fullest extent with all applicable regulations of the Equal Employment Opportunity Provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 793), the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) of June 26, 1990, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”), the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”), and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1972, all as amended.
This policy pertains, as far as the responsibility of SDC is concerned, to any and all terms and conditions of employment, including any arrangement under which employees, including trainees, are selected for work. It is the policy of SDC not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, disabilities, genetic information, or any Protected Veteran status.
SDC will take affirmative action to assure an equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons, and that employees are treated equally during employment without regard to their race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, disabilities, genetic information, or any Protected Veteran status. Such action shall include, but not be limited to:
- Employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer;
- Recruitment and recruitment advertising;
- Layoff or termination;
- Rate of pay or other forms of compensation; and
- Selection for training, including apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship and/or on-the-job training.