Equal Employment Opportunity

1.0 Policy
1.1 Robert Morris University complies with all applicable laws in all aspects of employment with regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or non job related disability.

1.2 Robert Morris University will provide a reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the University.

2.0 Scope
2.1 This policy applies to full-time, regular part-time, and part-time employees.

3.0 Procedure
3.1 Employees who believe that they have not been afforded an equal opportunity or have not been treated fairly in accordance with this policy should report the incident to either the Vice President responsible for Human Resources or the Assistant Vice President for Administration and Human Resources.

3.2 All reported allegations will be thoroughly investigated and where discrimination in any form has occurred, the University will take appropriate action to remedy the situation.

4.0 Definition of Terms
4.1 Qualified Individual with a Disability - An individual with a disability who meets the skill, experience, education and other job-related requirements of a position held or desired and who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of a job.

4.1.1 Individual with a disability is a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of his/her major life activities; has a record of such impairment; or is regarded as having such impairment.

4.2 Reasonable Accommodation - A change in the work environment or in the way things are done that results in equal employment opportunity for an individual with a disability.

Effective: 02/01/2000