AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAM FOR THE DISABLED:
As stated in the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, the Company will assure that there is no discrimination in employment against any person who is disabled. It is also the policy of the Company to take Affirmative Action to employ, advance and treat qualified disabled individuals in the employment relationship without regard to their physical or mental disability. All jobs are open to the physically or mentally disabled who meet the position requirements and will be able to perform the assigned duties without being a hazard to themselves or to others. In addition, where possible, reasonable requests for facility, equipment and job structure rearrangements will be accommodated.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAM FOR DISABLED AND PROTECTED VETERANS:
As stated in The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, the Company will assure that there is no discrimination in employment against any person who is disabled, including disabled veterans. Furthermore, it is the policy of the Company to take Affirmative Action to employ, advance and treat qualified disabled or Protected U.S. veterans in the employment relationship without regard to their disability or veteran status.
Active Duty Veteran
An “active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran” means a veteran who served on active duty in the US military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws by the Department of Defense.
A veteran of the US military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Or, a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.
Armed Forces Service Medal Veteran
A Veteran who, while serving on active duty in the US military, ground, naval or air service in a US military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.
Recently Separated Veterans
Any veteran who served during the three year period beginning on the date of such veteran’s discharge or release from active duty in the US military, ground, naval, or air service.
Protected veterans may have additional rights under USERRA—the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. In particular, if you were absent from employment in order to perform service in the uniformed service, you may be entitled to be reemployed by your employer in the position you would have obtained with reasonable certainty if not for the absence due to service. For more information, call the U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans Employment and Training Service (VETS), toll-free, at 1-866-4-USA-DOL.