Equal Opportunity: Culture of Respect
Board Policy: 1100
|Board of Education (BE)
The College is committed to a safe work environment for all employees and students, which includes zero tolerance from bullying, discrimination, and harassment along with the provision of equal opportunity in education and employment.
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
The College shall comply with all local, state and federal laws related to equal opportunity and affirmative action in its employment practices, services, programs and activities. The College is committed to providing an inclusive environment
and equal opportunity to all persons and prohibits all forms of discrimination based on age, gender, race, color, religion, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran’s status, familial relationship,
expunged juvenile record, or other status or characteristic protected by law, or association with individuals in such protected status or characteristic
Mt. Hood Community College promotes non-discrimination by maintaining a respectful working and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination and harassment. It is against district policy for any manager, supervisor, faculty, staff
or student to engage in discrimination of any member of the College community based on race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, marital status, disability or sexual orientation in its programs and activities. The College
shall comply with all local, state and federal laws with regard to non-discrimination as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,
the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Oregon Revised Statute 659A.
Non-bullying / Non-harassment
The College is committed to maintaining a respectful working and learning environment with a zero tolerance policy regarding all forms of bullying or harassment. It is against district policy for any manager, supervisor, faculty, staff or student
to engage in bullying, harassment or discrimination of any member of the College community based on but not limited to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, marital status, disability or sexual orientation.
The College shall: provide training that disseminates non-bullying / non-harassment procedures and complaint processes; notify the College community of rights and responsibilities; investigate all complaints promptly; and take appropriate action against
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Amendments
The College, in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), (as amended), and other applicable federal and state regulations that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability,
is committed to maintaining employment practices, services, programs and activities that provide equity and access to qualified individuals with disabilities. The College is committed to ensure that all programs, services, and activities are accessible
to people with disabilities, including College programs, services, and activities delivered on-line by the College through third-party vendors. All College applicants, students and employees with disabilities are to be able to independently acquire
the same information, engage in the same interactions, and enjoy the same benefits and services within the same timeframe as nondisabled applicants and students, with substantially equivalent ease of use; and are not to be excluded from participation
in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise subjected to discrimination in any College programs, services, and activities in person and/or on-line.
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ORS 659A.010 (14)
ORS 659A.850 – 659A.870
ORS 659A et seq.
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C., Section 2000(d)
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C., Section 2000(e) et seq.
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended, 29 U.S.C., Section 621
Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, 42 U.S.C., Section 6101
Equal Pay Act of 1963, as amended, 29 U.S.C., Section 206(d)
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C.A., Sections 504, 791, 793 and 794 Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C., Sections 1681, 1682 and 1683, 34 CFR Part 106 (2000)
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C., Section 12101 et seq. 29 CFR Part 1630, 28 CFR, Part 35
Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA)
EEOC v. Nat’l Educational Assoc., 442 f. 3d 840, 846-847 (9th Cir. 2005)
Raess v. Doescher, Ind. Sup. Ct. April 8, 2008