Equal Employment Opportunity
To encourage and support equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard of race, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, age, ancestry, marital status, or political opinions or affiliations.
To recruit and retain qualified individuals from diverse backgrounds and to cultivate a climate of acceptance and respect.
To investigate internal charges of discrimination and harassment and to make just recommendations.
To provide an outreach recruitment program for the purpose of attracting women, racial and ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities to the City of Lincoln and Lancaster County workforces.
To implement a policy for all personnel involved in the recruitment, screening, selection, promotion, disciplinary, and related processes to ensure that the affirmative action program goals are implemented.
To provide a training program for all City and County employees to ensure that they are educated with regard to the City and County policies on discrimination, harassment and affirmative action.
To accommodate and encourage the increased participation of diverse community members on City advisory boards and commissions.