Questions to confirm compliance with City of Portland’s non-discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity Policies

  1. Does your organization conduct its employment practices in accordance with all applicable laws, to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law?
  2. Are all personnel actions, such as compensation, benefits, transfers, social and recreational programs, etc. administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law?
  3. Are all employment decisions consistent with the principle of equal employment opportunity, and are only job-related qualifications required?
  4. Is your organization’s policy such that every employee has the right to work in an environment where each individual is treated with respect and dignity, and is your organization committed to maintaining a work environment that is free of bias, discrimination and harassment?
  5. Is it your organization’s practice to prohibit illegal workplace harassment and discrimination? This prohibition includes forms of harassment that violate state and federal laws, and forms of harassment
    that may not violate law but are not conducive to creating a respectful work environment for employees.