4111.1/4211/1 Equal Employment Opportunity

Policy 4111.1/4211.1

Personnel - Certified/Non-Certified

Equal Employment Opportunity (Affirmative Action)

The Board of Education (Board) will provide equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, age, marital status, national origin, alienage, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, or gender identity or expression.

The Board requests an annual report from the Superintendent of Schools concerning the extent to which the above‑mentioned affirmative action program goals are being achieved.

No advertisement of employment opportunities may by intent or design restrict employment based upon discrimination as defined by law.

Legal Reference:        Connecticut General Statutes

                                    4a-60 Nondiscrimination and affirmative action provisions in contracts of the state and political subdivisions rather
                                    than municipalities

                                    4a-60a Contracts of the state and political subdivisions, oer than municipalities, to contain provisions
                                     re nondiscrimination on the basis of sexual orientation

                                      10‑153 Discrimination on account of marital status.

                                      46a‑60 Discriminatory employment practices prohibited.

                                      46a-81a Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation

                                      Title VII, Civil Rights Act 42 U.S.C. 2000e, et seq.

Policy Adopted: April 5, 2022                                                                      
Newtown Public Schools, 
Newtown, CT
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