AR 3420: Equal Employment Opportunity

Mt. Hood Community College is committed to providing equality of opportunity and treatment of all employees and applicants for employment. Employment decisions, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, compensation, classification, benefits administration, training, and promotion, shall not be influenced by an individual’s association with statuses protected by state or federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.

An equitable and inclusive employment process is essential to improve diversity, reduce barriers to employment, and allow potential applicants the opportunity to demonstrate that they meet or exceed the minimum qualifications for employment. Mt. Hood Community College’s employment procedures adhere to equal employment opportunity laws and are driven by its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion to the extent permitted by law. Questions, complaints, or concerns should be directed to human resources.

Approved: 12/5/95

Revised: 11/10/98, 5/6/08, 9/22/09, 4/9/10, 4/5/11, 8/29/23

References: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) and 42 U.S. Code Section 2000e;
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967(ADEA) and 29 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 1625 et seq.;
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and 29 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 1630 et seq.;
ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA);
Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) and 29 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 1635.1 et seq.;
29 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 1601.1 et seq. – Discrimination based on National Origin;
29 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 1606 et seq. – Religious Discrimination;
Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA) and 29 Code of Federal Regulations Part 1604.10
Oregon Revised Statute 659A.030