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Equal Employment Opportunity

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First Published  :Thu Dec 04 14:14:53 GMT 2014
Last Modified  :Thu Apr 18 16:12:41 GMT 2019
Last Published  :Thu Apr 18 16:12:41 GMT 2019
Summary :  Reference for all employees, staff, faculty and students who have inquiries on general employee guidelines, information, policies, and expectations at Tufts University. Audience: All employees, students, faculty


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    Tufts University is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and student. It is the policy of the University not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veteran status (special disabled veterans, disabled veterans and Vietnam-era veterans), or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.
    Tufts complies with Federal Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, Massachusetts Executive Order 74, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Age Discrimination in Employment Act (of 1967 as amended), Massachusetts General Law 151B, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USSERA), M.GL.c. 151B, and the Americans With Disabilities Act.
    Tufts encourages its employees to use the services of the Office of Equal Opportunity or  the Human Resources Department if there are any questions about this policy. 
    If you have questions or concerns regarding equal opportunity, equal employment or discrimination training, please contact either your the Office of Equal Opportunity at 617-627-3298 (April Robbins).
    Please reference the Tufts OEO Website and the Employee Handbook.  Additional resources include the Tufts HR Business Partners and the OEO website for policy reference.

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