6-5 Nondiscrimination

May 2019

UCAR prohibits discrimination against and harassment of any employee or any applicant for employment because of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, genetic information, disability, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. 

UCAR is committed to fair and equitable treatment not only for our employees but also for the beneficiaries of our federally assisted programs and does not discriminate in its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy, genetic information, or disability, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. 

UCAR complies with state and federal laws aimed at protecting employees, applicants for employment and beneficiaries of our federally assisted programs, including:  Title IX, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended.

Any person excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy, genetic information, or disability, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law should promptly report the matter to the UCAR Director of Human Resources, who serves as UCAR’s Section 504, Title VI, Title VII and Title IX coordinator. 

All complaints will be promptly investigated by Human Resources. Individuals filing complaints will be notified of the results of the investigation as soon as possible following the conclusion of the investigation.

Retaliation against a person who initiates a complaint of or inquiry about discrimination or other unlawful harassment is prohibited.  Persons found to have engaged in unlawful discrimination or retaliation is subject to the full range of disciplinary actions, including termination.

This Policy is owned by UCAR Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for interpretation of this policy.

See Nondiscrimination Procedures.  See also the following UCAR Policies and related procedures: Equal Employment OpportunityWorkplace ConductSexual Harassment and Ethical Conduct.

Affiliated Procedure(s) or Guideline(s):

 
May 2019

1. Reporting Concerns

    Any employee, applicant for employment or beneficiary of our federally assisted programs who believes that they have been excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy, genetic information, or disability, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law should promptly report the matter to his or her immediate supervisor or anyone in their chain of authority and/or to UCAR’s Director of Human Resources, who serves as UCAR’s Section 504 and Title VI, Title VII, and Title IX Coordinator: 

    Director of Human Resources
    3090 Center Green Drive,
    Boulder, CO 80301
    (phone) 303-497-8721
    (email)  HRdirector@ucar.edu

    Anonymous complaints may also be made.  See this website for instructions: https://operations.ucar.edu/ethics/anonymous-reporting .  Any supervisor or manager who becomes aware of a possible violation of this policy must promptly advise the Director of Human Resources or a member of the President's Council.

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