Non-Discrimination Policy

Blue River Services Inc. Equal Employment Opportunity / Anti-Discrimination Policy

Blue River Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of this agency to prohibit discrimination of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws. The agency will conform to the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable laws and regulations. Furthermore, no employee of BRS, Inc. is to discriminate against any applicant or fellow employee on the basis of disability or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. BRS, Inc will make reasonable accommodations, including modification of agency policies and procedures in appropriate cases for qualified individuals with disabilities, if it can do so without hardship.

This policy applies to all employment practices as they pertain to any position for which an applicant or an employee is qualified. All other personnel actions including (and without limitation to) transfers, promotions, compensation, benefits, education, training, and social programs will be administered with the objectives of this policy of non-discrimination.

Directors, managers and supervisors are responsible for implementing equal employment practices within each department. The Human Resources Department shall maintain personnel records in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Agency practices that support this policy include the following:

  • The agency displays posters regarding equal employment opportunity in areas highly visible to employees.
  • All advertising for job applicants includes the statement “Equal Opportunity Employer”
  • The agency forbids retaliation against any individual who files a charge of discrimination, reports harassment, or who assists, testifies, or participates in an equalemployment proceeding.
  • Employees are required to report any apparent discrimination or harassment. The report should be made within forty-eight hours of the incident. This report should be made in writing to the BRS Human Resources Manager.

Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal.  (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).  To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W. Stop 9410, Washington D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free at (866) 632-9992 (English) or (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (English Federal-relay) or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish Federal-relay).  USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

 

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