Equal Employment Opportunity

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All employees will be treated in a manner free of any bias or prejudice. No employment decision of any kind will be based on or influenced by an individual's race, color, creed/religion, ethnicity, sex/gender, age, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability (where otherwise qualified), veteran status or any other legally protected status. In addition, the College complies with state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every locale in which it has facilities.

The College expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, creed/religion, ethnicity, sex/gender, age, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability (where otherwise qualified), veteran status or any other legally protected status. In support of its equal employment policy, the College will:

  • Recruit, hire, and promote individuals without regard to their race, color, creed/religion, ethnicity, sex/gender, age, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability (where otherwise qualified), veteran status, or any other legally protected status;
  • Ensure that all decisions concerning the terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, decisions concerning compensation, benefits, transfers, reductions in staff and rehire, will be made in accordance with previously mentioned principles of equal employment opportunity (EEO).

Complaints of alleged discrimination or harassment may be brought using NYIT's Non-Discrimination and Discriminatory Harassment procedure. Violations of NYIT's EEO policy may constitute grounds for disciplinary action, up to and including suspension or termination of employment.