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File #: 17-0467    Version: 1 Name: Title 1 Chapter 10: Policy of Nondiscrimination
Type: Ordinance Amendment Status: Approved
File created: 12/1/2017 In control: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations
On agenda: 12/12/2017 Final action: 1/9/2018
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT Title 1 Chapter 10: Policy of Nondiscrimination BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title 1 - Administrative, Chapter 10 - Policy of Nondiscrimination of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code is hereby amended as follows: CHAPTER 10 - POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION 1-10-1: - COMPLIANCE WITH STATE AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS LAWS. A. General: The District is committed to providing a workplace that is free from discrimination based on age, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, unfavorable discharge from the military, marital status, disability, sex, and any other legally protected class pursuant to any applicable federal, state, or county law. Each employee of the District must refrain from engaging in unlawful discrimination in the workplace. B. Sexual Harassment: The District maintains and hereby re-iterates its policy against sexual harassment. The District acknowledges...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President)
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PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT

Title 1 Chapter 10: Policy of Nondiscrimination

BE IT ORDAINED, by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Title 1 - Administrative, Chapter 10 - Policy of Nondiscrimination of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County Code is hereby amended as follows:

CHAPTER 10 - POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION
1-10-1: - COMPLIANCE WITH STATE AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS LAWS.
A. General: The District is committed to providing a workplace that is free from discrimination based on age, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, unfavorable discharge from the military, marital status, disability, sex, and any other legally protected class pursuant to any applicable federal, state, or county law. Each employee of the District must refrain from engaging in unlawful discrimination in the workplace.
B. Sexual Harassment: The District maintains and hereby re-iterates its policy against sexual harassment. The District acknowledges and affirms that sexual harassment is prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, and the Illinois Human Rights Act, as amended. Each employee of the District must refrain from engaging in sexual harassment in the workplace. No employee should be subjected to unsolicited or unwelcome sexual overtures or conduct in the workplace. All forms of conduct that could be considered harassing, coercive or disruptive, or that create a hostile or offensive environment, must be eliminated. Instances of sexual harassment must be investigated in a prompt and effective manner.
C. Sexual Harassment Training:
a. Each employee of the District must complete, at least annually, beginning in 2018, a sexual harassment training program. This sexual harassment training program shall be formulated by the District's Department of Human Resources. Compliance with the sexual harassment training program shall be monitored by the Office of the Independent Inspector General.
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