General Personnel
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
 
DAOES shall provide equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, marital status, arrest record, military status, unfavorable military discharge, citizenship status provided the individual is authorized to work in the United States, use of lawful products while not at work, order of protection status, being a victim of domestic or sexual violence, genetic information, physical or mental handicap or disability, if otherwise able to perform the essential functions of the job with reasonable accommodation, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions; credit history, unless a satisfactory credit history is an established bona fide occupational requirement of a particular position, or other legally protected categories.  No one will be penalized solely for his or her status as a registered qualifying patient or a registered designated caregiver for purposes of the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, 410 ILCS 130/.
 
Persons who believe they have not received equal employment opportunities should report their claims to the Nondiscrimination Coordinator and/or a Complaint Manager for the Uniform Grievance Procedure.  These individuals are listed below.  No employee or applicant will be discriminated or retaliated against because he or she: (1) requested, attempted to request, used, or attempted to use a reasonable accommodation as allowed by the Illinois Human Rights Act, or (2) initiated a complaint, was a witness, supplied information, or otherwise participated in an investigation or proceeding involving an alleged violation of this policy or State or federal laws, rules or regulations, provided the employee or applicant did not make a knowingly false accusation nor provide knowingly false information.
 
Minority Recruitment and Hiring
The DAOES Board is desirous of employing and maintaining a culturally and socially diverse staff. To that end, it is a goal of the Board to:
  1. recruit minority applicants in all employment positions, including teachers, other certificated employees and noncertificated employees, including custodians, lunchroom staff and teacher assistants;
  2. attempt to provide equal employment opportunities to all minority job applicants; and
  3. hire those minority applicants who, in the judgment of the Board, are those most qualified for the positions for which they have applied.
The administration is directed to implement this policy in methods it deems appropriate, subject to further guidance by the Board.
This policy statement contains goals and objectives of the DAOES Board and is not intended to constitute a contractual obligation or commitment.
 
Persons who believe they have not received equal employment opportunities should report their claims to the DAOES Administrative office.
 
Administrative Implementation
The Director shall appoint a Nondiscrimination Coordinator for personnel who shall be responsible for coordinating the System’s nondiscrimination efforts.  The Nondiscrimination Coordinator may be the Director or a Complaint Manager for the Uniform Grievance Procedure.  The Director shall insert into this policy the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of the System’s current Nondiscrimination Coordinator and Complaint Managers.
 
Complaint Procedure
Persons who believe they have not received equal employment opportunities should report their claims to the Nondiscrimination Coordinator and/or a Complaint Manager for the Uniform Grievance Procedure.  These individuals are listed below.  No employee or applicant will be discriminated against because he or she initiated a complaint, was a witness, supplied information, or otherwise participated in an investigation or proceeding involving an alleged violation of this policy or State or federal laws, provided the employee or applicant did not make a knowingly false accusation nor provide knowingly false information.

Nondiscrimination Coordinator:

 

Ms. Susan Mokry, Asst. Principal for Student Services

Name

301 S. Swift Road

Addison, IL 60101

Address

susanm@tcdupage.org

Email
630.620.8770

Telephone

 
Complaint Managers:

Mr. Steven Carr, Building Principal

 

Ms. Nancy Awdziejczyk, Asst. Principal for Curriculum & Instructional Technology

Name

 

Name

301 S. Swift Road

 

301 S. Swift Road

Addison, IL 60101

 

Addison, IL 60101

Address

 

Address

scarr@tcdupage.org

nancya@tcdupage.org
Email

Email

630.620.8770

 

630.620.8770

Telephone

 

Telephone

 

Age Discrimination in Employment Act, 29 U.S.C. §621 et seq.
Americans With Disabilities Act, Title I, 42 U.S.C. §12111 et seq.
Civil Rights Act of 1991, 29 U.S.C. §§621 et seq., 42 U.S.C. §1981 et seq., §2000e et seq., and §12101 et seq.
Equal Employment Opportunities Act (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964), 42 U.S.C. §2000e et seq., 29 C.F.R. Part 1601.
Equal Pay Act, 29 U.S.C. §206(d).
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, 42 U.S.C. §2000ff et seq.
Immigration Reform and Control Act, 8 U.S.C. §1324a et seq.
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. §791 et seq.
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. §2000d et seq.
Pregnancy Discrimination Act, 42 U.S.C. §2000e(k).
Title IX of the Education Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §1681 et seq., 34 C.F.R. Part 106.
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (1994), 38 U.S.C. §§4301 et seq.
Ill. Constitution, Art. I, §§17, 18, and 19.
105 ILCS 5/10-20.7, 5/10-20.7a, 5/10-21.1, 5/10-22.4, 5/10-23.5, 5/22-19, 5/24-4, 5/24-4.1, and 5/24-7.
Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, 410 ILCS 130/40.
Genetic Information Protection Act, 410 ILCS 513/25.
Ill. Whistleblower Act, 740 ILCS 174/.
Ill. Human Rights Act, 775 ILCS 5/1-103, 5/2-102, 5/2-103, and 5/6-101.
Religious Freedom Restoration Act, 775 ILCS 35/5.
Employee Credit Privacy Act, 820 ILCS 70/.
Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act, 820 ILCS 820 ILCS 75/.
Ill. Equal Pay Act of 2003, 820 ILCS 112/.
Victims’ Economic Security and Safety Act, 820 ILCS 180/30.
23 Ill.Admin.Code §1.230.
LEGAL REF.:
CROSS REF.: 2:260 (Uniform Grievance Procedure), 5:20 (Workplace Harassment Prohibited), 5:30 (Hiring Process and Criteria, 5:40 (Communicable and Chronic Infectious Disease), 5:50 (Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace; Tobacco Prohibition), 5:200 (Terms and Conditions of Employment and Dismissal), 5:250 (Leaves of Absence), 5:330 (Sick Days, Vacation, Holidays, and Leaves), 7:10 (Equal Educational Opportunities), 7:180 (Prevention of and Response to Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment)
ADOPTED: December 18, 2014


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