Policies & Procedures



Procedure 12: Nondiscrimination in Employment

Responsible Office: Human Resources
November 2002

A. References

Personnel Policies for Staff Members

B. Authority and Responsibility

  1. The Chancellor of University of California, Irvine issues an annual statement reaffirming the systemwide Nondiscrimination in Employment Policy.
  2. Hiring authorities, supervisors, and managers are responsible for conducting personnel activities in a nondiscriminatory manner.
  3. University employees are responsible for refraining from discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

C. Procedures

  1. All employment actions, including recruitment and appointment, training, performance appraisal, layoff, promotion, transfer, corrective action, and career development for all staff employees at the University will be made consistent with these provisions.
  2. Individuals may pursue available remedies for resolving complaints of discrimination and harassment in accordance with applicable policies and procedures.
  3. Information about policies and procedures for resolving complaints is available in the Human Resources Department, the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, and the Ombudsman's Office.

D. Applicability

All staff members, except employees who are in a bargaining unit that has an exclusive representative (union) and are covered by the applicable provisions of the collective bargaining agreement.