Equal Opportunity Employment – Non-Discrimination

UNITE selects individuals for employment on the bais of individual merit and the needs of UNITE with the overall goal of obtaining those individuals best qualified to fill positions. It is the policy of UNITE, in accordance with federal, state and local laws, not to discriminate against applicants for employment, or employees, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy or related conditions, family/marital status, veteran status, or disability. All employees are recruited, hired,, trained, and promoted without regard to the above attributes. Employees are not discriminated against because of any protected characteristic, with respect to any term, condition, or privilege of employment.

UNITE will provide reasonable accommodation as required by the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) or the Kentucky Civil Rights Act for qualified individuals, provided the applicant or employee advises UNITE of the need for an accommodation. Finally, UNITE prohibits the harassment of any individual for any reason on any of the principles listed above, including any other characteristic established as “protected” by law.

Complaints of suspected discrimination are taken very seriously, and will be promptly investigated. Employees are required to immediately report discrimination experienced or suspected to have occurred to the Human Resources Manager or their immediate supervisor. It is every employee’s responsibility to participate fully in any investigation under this policy. In addition, retaliation against any employee because of a report under this policy or because an employee has participated in an investigation under this policy is strictly prohibited and will not be tolerated.

Employees are required to immediately report suspected retaliation tothe Human Resource Manager or their supervisor. Complaints of retaliation will also be promptly and fully investigated.

Operation UNITE Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual
Last revision January 18, 2011