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Equal Employment Opportunity

POLICY

It is the established policy of the City of Newport (the “city”), to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons and to administer all aspects and conditions of employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (includes pregnancy related conditions), gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, ethnicity, victims of domestic violence or stalking, retaliation, association with a protected class, genetic information, veteran status, military status, veterans preference in hiring/promotion, injured workers, lawful use of off-duty tobacco products, family relationship, employment status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The city takes allegations of discrimination, harassment and retaliation very seriously and will promptly conduct an investigation when warranted.

Equal employment opportunity includes, but is not limited to, employment, training, promotion, demotion, transfer, leaves of absence, and termination.