1B.1 Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination in Employment and Education - History

Board Policies
Chapter 1 - System Organization and Administration
Section B - Equal Education and Employment Opportunity

Date of Adoption: 9/20/94
Date of Implementation: 9/20/94
Date of Last Review

Date & Subject of Amendments:

1/28/15 - Amended to include familial status as a protected class protected from discrimination in employment.

5/15/13 - Amended a technical error in 1B.1, Part 2, Subpart C3, changing "purpose and effect" to "purpose or effect" to be consistent with the requirement of state and federal law and with Board Policy 1B.1, in the first section of Part 2.

11/14/12 - Amended policy by expanding language on equal opportunity; adding gender expression and gender identity as protected classes protected from discrimination; specifically prohibiting retaliation on the basis of participation in a discrimination complaint under state or federal law; modifying the definition of student for purposes of the policy; and other changes to streamline or clarify language. Amendments take effect upon adoption.

6/21/06 - Amended policy to streamline and clarify language. Part 3 was amended to prohibit relationships between employees and students or employees over whom the employee exercises direct or significant authority or influence. Amendments do not take effect until November 1, 2006.

12/20/95 - Added everything after the first paragraph.