What we do What is discrimination? What is a protected class?

It is the policy of Salt Lake Community College to comply with all federal, state, and local authorities requiring nondiscrimination, including, but not limited to Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order No. 11246, 45 CFR Part 90, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Utah’s Executive Order, issued December 13, 2006.

The College is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination and works to prevent any form of exclusion from participation in, denial of benefits of, or subject any individual to discrimination, harassment, or prejudicial treatment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

For more information or if you believe you have been subject to discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity, please contact Salt Lake Community College’s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Office.

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What We Do

  • Promote a learning and working environment free from discrimination and harassment.

  • Receive concerns and complaints from any member of the SLCC community (students, staff, faculty, visitors and program participants) regarding issues of potential discrimination and discriminatory harassment at the university. In this investigative role, EEO does not act as an advocate for employees, students or community members going through its process, but rather, serves a neutral, impartial function.

  • Address and resolve concerns and complaints of discrimination and harassment through a variety of means including facilitated conversations and mediations, education and training, and investigations.

  • Explain and clarify college policies and procedures and federal and state laws and regulations regarding discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and affirmative action.

  • Provide training to individuals and groups on the discrimination, protected classes, and the investigative process.

What is Discrimination?

It is being treated differently because you are a member of a state or federally defined protective class.

What is a protected Class?

These are groups that are defined by state and federal statutes they are

  • Race
  • Sex
  • Age (40 and over)
  • Pregnancy
  • Religion
  • National Origin
  • Color
  • Disability
  • Gender Identity
  • Sexual Orientation
  • GINA (genetics)
  • Veteran Status

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