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Human Resources Administrative Practice Manual:
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Equal Employment Opportunity

Citation Reference  
Official Title Policy on Equal Employment Opportunity
Abbreviated Title EEO
Volume Human Resources
Responsible Office Human Resources
Originally 1980
Revised December 2007

Policy Statement

No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity conducted by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia or any of its several institutions now in existence or hereafter established (See BOR Policy Manual regarding Equal Employment Opportunity Policy)

Reason for Policy

This policy ensures fair treatment of all employees and applicants as well as compliance with related laws

Entities Affected By This Policy

All units of the University System of Georgia are covered by this policy.

Who Should Read This Policy

All employees within the University System of Georgia should be aware of this policy.

Contacts

Contact Phone Email/URL
Office of Human Resources 404-962-3235 usg-hr@usg.edu
Institution Chief Human Resources Officers See University System HR Officer Listing at http://www.usg.edu/hr/officers/

Website Address for This Policy

None

Related Documents/Resources

Definitions

These definitions apply to these terms as they are used in this policy:

  • Board of Regents: The governing body of the University System of Georgia

Overview

The University System of Georgia is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

Every member of the University System of Georgia is expected to uphold this policy as a matter of mutual respect and fundamental fairness in human relations. All University System of Georgia employees are expected to ensure that nondiscriminatory practices are followed at their institution.

Responsibilities

The responsibilities each party has in connection with the Policy on Position Classification are:

Party Responsibility
Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, USG Ensure compliance with policy.
Institution Chief Human Resources Officers Ensure compliance with policy.

Forms

None

Appendices

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