Essay on A Working Environment Free Of Illegal Discrimination

1311 Words Dec 4th, 2016 6 Pages
Human Resources:


It is the policy of the Company to prohibit any form of Illegal Discrimination or Illegal Harassment

on the basis of a protected classification or for any other category protected by law or ordinance

in the workplace, at any work-related function or in connection with employment for the



The purpose of this policy is to maintain a working environment free of Illegal Discrimination,

Harassment, or Retaliation.


This policy applies to associates, interns, contractors, temporary workers, and visitors of

CareFirst, Inc. and all affiliated, subsidiary, and related companies unless otherwise stated.


Protected Classification refers to the classification of individuals based on certain attributes.

The following attributes are considered legally protected classes: race, color, religion, sex,

sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability,

genetic information, or any other category protected by law or ordinance.

Illegal Discrimination is discrimination based on a protected classification.

Illegal Harassment is any conduct or communication that threatens, intimidates, coerces,

denigrates, ridicules, or is abusive to or about an individual because of a protected


Workplace Discrimination and Illegal Harassment

HR 200.04

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 Such conduct or communication has the purpose or effect of interfering with an

associate 's work…

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