Effective Date: 01/01/2020
In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at the City of Covington will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. The City of Covington does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.
We will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individual with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship. This policy covers all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training.
In addition to our commitment to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, we will establish an affirmative action program to promote opportunities for individuals in certain protected classes throughout the city.
If you have a question or concern about any type of discrimination in the workplace, you are encouraged to bring the issue to the attention of our supervisor or the Human Resources Director. At the City of Covington, be assured that you can raise concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal. Furthermore, anyone found to be engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination will be subject to corrective action, up to and including termination of employment.