Nondiscrimination in Employment

MJUSD
DIVISION 4000
ALL PERSONNEL

NONDISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT

The Governing Board prohibits unlawful discrimination against and/or harassment of District employees and job applicants on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender or sexual orientation, at any District site and/or activity. The Board also prohibits retaliation against any District employee or job applicant who complains, testifies, or in any way participates in the District's complaint procedures instituted pursuant to this policy.

Any District employee who engages in unlawful discrimination or harassment shall be subject to disciplinary action up to and including dismissal.

Any District employee who permits unlawful discrimination or harassment may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including dismissal. A District employee shall be deemed to have permitted unlawful discrimination or harassment if he/she fails to report an observed incident of discrimination and/or harassment, whether or not the victim complains.

The Superintendent or designee shall regularly publicize, within the District and in the community, the District's nondiscrimination policy and the availability of complaint procedures.

The Board designates the following position as Coordinator for Nondiscrimination in Employment:

Assistant Superintendent, Personnel Services
Muroc Joint Unified School District
17100 Foothill Avenue
North Edwards, CA 93523
(760) 769-4821

Other Remedies

An employee may, in addition to filing a discrimination complaint with the District, file a complaint with either the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). The time limits for filing such complaints are as follows:

  1. To file a valid complaint with EEOC, the employee must file his/her complaint within three hundred (300) days of the alleged discriminatory act(s). (42 USC 2000e-5)
  2. To file a valid complaint with DFEH, the employee must file his/her complaint within one (1) year of the alleged discriminatory act(s). (Government Code 12960)

Employees wishing to file complaints with the DFEH and the EEOC should contact the nondiscrimination coordinator for more information.

Legal Reference:

Government Code
11135 Unlawful discrimination
12900-12996 Fair Employment and Housing Act

Code of Regulations, Title 2
7287.6 Terms, condit6ions and privileges of employment

United States Code, Title 20
1681-1688 Discrimination based on sex or blindness, Title IX

United States Code, Title 29
794 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

United States Code, Title 42
2000d-2000d-7 Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964
2000e-2000e-17 Title VII, Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended
2000h-2-2000h-6 Title IX, 1972 Education Act Amendments
12101-12213 Americans with Disabilities Act

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 28
35.101-35.190 American with Disabilities Act

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 34
100.6 Compliance information
104.8 Notice
106.8 Designation of responsible employee and adoption of grievance procedures
106.9 Dissemination of policy

First Reading: 12/5/00

Governing Board Adoption: 1/17/01

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