It is the policy of Misericordia University that employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and competence. The University subscribes to the principles and laws of the federal government and the State of Pennsylvania pertaining to civil rights and equal opportunity. University policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, evaluation, promotion, assignment, dismissal, and other terms and conditions of employment.

The Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy is available for your review in the Office of the Director of Human Resources and also in the Library.

For specific concerns regarding adherence to this policy, refer to Appendix II, Harassment/Discrimination Complaint Procedures.

Revised 01-28-99
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