[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Old Forge as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES055a Equal Employ Op Policy Statement 055b Affirmative Action Plan
Pensions — See Ch. 52.
Article I Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employment
[Adopted 8-23-1994 by Ord. No. 1994-9]
The Borough of Old Forge, by this article, hereby adopts an Affirmative Action Plan and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, attached hereto and made a part hereof, which plans incorporate and detail the affirmative desire and commitment of the Borough of Old Forge to comply with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (43 P.S. § 951 et seq.), the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq.), and all other legal requirements so that all employees and applicants for positions shall be treated equitably without distinction as to compensation, training, and opportunities for advancement, including upgrade and promotion, because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, political affiliation, age, physical disability and/or sexual orientation.
No person shall be excluded from participation in or be denied benefits or be subject to discrimination under any program or policy or activity constituting a part of the employee's duties in which the Borough is authorized by law to incorporate as a part of said employee's duties and for which federal and state funds have been or may be hereafter granted and accepted by the Borough for the purpose of payment of compensation to any employee.
Both the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy and Affirmative Action Plan for the Borough of Old Forge shall be disseminated internally as well as externally, to insure maximum effectiveness. A copy of this policy shall be distributed to all department heads and shall be available for review in the Borough Manager's office.