The Nassau BOCES advises students, parents, employees and the general public that it offers employment and educational opportunities without regard to age, color, creed, disability, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, predisposing genetic characteristics, race, religion (including religious practice and/or expression), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation or victim of domestic violence status. The Nassau BOCES shall provide equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
The Nassau BOCES shall not discriminate or take any retaliatory action against an employee with respect to compensation, terms, conditions or privileges of employment because of the employee’s or dependent’s reproductive health decision-making.
Information and grievance procedures are available by contacting the following individuals at 71 Clinton Road, Garden City, NY 11530: Thomas McGrath, Assistant to the Superintendent - Human Resources & Regional Schools and Instructional Programs at 516-396-2358, firstname.lastname@example.org, and/or Selma Stoddard, Esq., Attorney (Employee Relations), Department of Human Resources at 516-396-2360, email@example.com. For further information, please see Policies 0100 Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination; 0110 Sexual Harassment and 0115 Dignity for All Students Act. The entire policy manual is available on the Nassau BOCES website: www.nassauboces.org.
Inquiries concerning the application of regulations prohibiting discrimination may be referred to the above-mentioned individuals or to the following:
- Office for Civil Rights at NY Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500 or call 646-428-3900, or fax 646-428-3843, or TDD 800-877-8339 or email OCR.NewYork@ed.gov or file form at http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.html.
- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) may be reached at 33 Whitehall Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10004 or call 1-800-669-4000, or 1-800-669-6820 (TTY), or fax 212-336-3790 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The New York State Division of Human Rights (NYSDHR) may be reached at One Fordham Plaza, 4th Floor, Bronx, NY 10458 or call 1-888-392-3644 or 718-741-8300 (TDD/TTY) or email email@example.com, complaint forms may be sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 718-741-8322.
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