WORT policy and practice at all levels and locations assure the active and positive implementation of federal, state, local, and station-based Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action laws (EEO/AA), executive orders, policies, plans, rules, and regulations. This commitment shall be honored in all employment and personnel activities and transactions and in all volunteer “hires.”
WORT is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of sex, race, religion or atheism, color, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, handicap/disability, marital status, source of income, arrest record, conviction record, credit history, veteran status or less than honorable discharge, physical appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic identity, political beliefs, familial status, student status, domestic partner status, receipt of rental assistance, the fact that the person declines to disclose their social security number, homelessness or unemployment status, to the extent as authorized by law.
WORT is committed to implementing personnel policies with the goals of eliminating the effects of past discrimination and ensuring ongoing equal opportunity. WORT recognizes the need to take affirmative action for historically disadvantaged groups. WORT also affirms its commitment to EEO principles for all persons in a protected status, as enumerated above, in staffing paid and unpaid (volunteer) positions to ensure equal opportunity and overcome the effects of past discrimination. WORT is committed to ensuring EEO/AA principles in all terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment, interviewing, certification, selection, job assignments, working conditions, fringe benefits, compensation, training, transfer, layoffs, disciplinary actions, terminations, promotions, testing, retention, and committee appointments.