• 1550- EQUAL EMPLOYMENT / ANTI-DISCRIMINATION PRACTICES (M)

    Section: Administration 
    Date Created: June, 2002 
    Date Edited: July, 2018

    The Board of Education shall, in accordance with State statutes and administrative code and Federal law and regulations, strive to overcome the effects of any previous patterns of discrimination in school district employment practices and shall systematically monitor school district procedures to ensure continuing compliance with anti-discrimination laws and regulations.

     

    The Board will ensure all persons regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, or socioeconomic status shall have equal and bias-free access to all categories of employment in the public educational system of New Jersey, pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:7-1.1.

     

    The Board will not enter into any contract with a person, agency, or organization that discriminates on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, or socioeconomic status, either in employment practices or in the provision of benefits or services to students or employees.  In addition, the Board will encourage minority businesses, women’s business enterprises, and labor surplus area firms to submit bids to be considered for the awarding of contracts.

     

    The Board shall not assign, transfer, promote or retain staff, or fail to assign, transfer, promote or retain staff, on the sole basis of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, or socioeconomic status.

     

    The Board shall ensure equal pay for equal work among members of the school district’s staff, regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, or socioeconomic status, pursuant to N.J.A.C. 6A:7-1.1.

     

     

    N.J.S.A. 10:5-4

    N.J.A.C. 6A:7-1.1 et seq.; 6A:7-1.8

     

     

    Adopted:     20 June 2002

     

    Revised:       11 May 2004, 14 September 2004, 14 June 2005,

                        25 August 2011, 22 September 2016, 25 July 2018

       
Last Modified on August 8, 2018