Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICY
City of Charlottesville, VA - Charlottesville Area Transit

1. City of Charlottesville, VA - Charlottesville Area Transit is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. City of Charlottesville, VA - Charlottesville Area Transit affirms its commitment to treat all applicants for employment and employees equally without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or other class protected by local, state, or federal law. City of Charlottesville, VA - Charlottesville Area Transit and its employees are prohibited from discriminating against an applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, or any other basis protected by local, state, or Federal law, or to be excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any project, program, or activity funded in whole or in part through Federal financial assistance. This policy extends to all areas of employment including recruitment, selection and placement, compensation, promotion, transfer, discipline, demotion, lay-off, termination, training, daily working conditions, benefits and all other terms and conditions of employment.

2. City of Charlottesville, VA - Charlottesville Area Transit supports the concept of an active affirmative action program consistent with Federal laws, court decisions, Executive Orders, and regulations, including goals and timetables, in order to overcome the effects of past discrimination on minorities and women.

3. The responsibility for the implementation of the EEO Program rests me with me Maurice Jones, as City Manager. The management of the EEO Program and day-to-day responsibilities shall be the responsibility of Leslie Beauregard, Assistant City Manager, (434) 970-3105, as EEO Officer.

4. All City of Charlottesville, VA - Charlottesville Area Transit managers and supervisors share in the responsibility of ensuring compliance is achieved through, understanding, communicating, and participation through active involvement in the support of this policy.

5. Applicants and employees have the right to file complaints alleging discrimination with Leslie Beauregard as the EEO Officer, (434) 970-3105, Federal or State Civil Rights Commissions, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the EEOC.

6. Performance evaluations of managers and supervisors shall include evaluating the success of the EEO program in the same manner as performance on other goals.

7. Achievement of EEO goals will benefit recipient/sub-recipient/contractors through fuller utilization and development of previously underutilized human resources. Signature of the City Manager

Click here for the full EEO PLAN.