Essay on A Working Environment Free Of Illegal Discrimination
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
Such conduct or communication has the purpose or effect of interfering with an
associate 's work…