Affirmative Action Policy/Non-Discrimination Statement
The Community College System of the state of Connecticut will not discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, color, religious creed, sex, including pregnancy, workplace hazards to reproductive systems, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, ancestry, present or past history of mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation or civil union status, learning disability, or physical disability, including, but not limited to, blindness, or prior conviction of a crime, unless the provisions of sections 46a-60(b), 46a-80(b), or 46a-81(b) of the Connecticut General Statutes are controlling or there is a bona fide occupational qualification excluding persons in one of the above protected groups. With respect to the foregoing, discrimination on the basis of sex shall include sexual harassment as defined in section 46a-60(8) of the Connecticut General Statutes. Although it is recognized that there are bona fide occupational qualifications, which provide for exception from employment prohibitions, it is understood these exceptions are to be applied pursuant to section 46a-68-33 of the administrative regulations. Further, the system will not discriminate against any person on the grounds of political beliefs or veteran status.
For more information, contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360.
See the complete Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement here.