The District is an equal opportunity employer. Personnel administration in the District shall not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, national origin, marital or parental status, ancestry, or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability, or any other reason prohibited by state or federal law.

Reasonable accommodations shall be made for qualified individuals with a disability or handicap unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship to the District.

Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX in the District may be referred to the District Administrator or the Director of the U.S. Office of Civil Rights.

Any applicant or employee alleging the District to be in non-compliance with this policy may file a complaint in writing which is to include a statement of facts comprising the alleged non-compliance. Responsibility for overseeing the District’s equal employment opportunity program and investigating discrimination complaints is assigned to the District Administrator.

Copies of this policy and regulation will be made available to employees.

Legal Ref.:  Wisconsin Statutes

Section 111.31-111.395 (Fair employment standards employment discrimination)
Section 118.95 (Handicapped teacher discrimination)
Section 118.20 (Teacher discrimination, including sexual harassment)
Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by the Equal Opportunity Act of 1972 (Race, color, national origin discrimination; general employment discrimination)
Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972 (sex discrimination)
Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1975 (Handicap discrimination)
Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (Age discrimination)
Pregnancy Discrimination Act (Pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions discrimination)
Immigration Control and Reform Act of 1986 (Citizenship discrimination)
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Disability discrimination)
Civil Rights Act of 1991 (Penalties for discrimination law violations)

First Reading: January 19, 2010
Second Reading: February 16, 2010
Date Approved: February 16, 2010

For the Board: Tom Steiner, President; Lynn Jaeger, Vice President; Cole Marshall, Clerk; Bill Barhyte, Treasurer; Sue Giovanni, Member