Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in Employment
UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, the University takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Prevention of Harassment
Harassment Complaint Resolution Procedures
It is the responsibility of every manager and supervisor to ensure a workplace free of discrimination and harassment.
If you feel you have experienced discrimination or harassment, you may:
- File a complaint with the Office of Human Resources EEO Office;
- read The UNCP Policy on Unlawful Workplace Harassment
Procedure for filing a complaint of an alleged violation of the Unlawful Workplace Harassment Policy
Submit a written complaint to the immediate supervisor and/or the UNC Pembroke Office of Human Resources within 30 calendar days of the alleged harassing action. The Office of Human resources will respond with appropriate remedial action within 60 calendar days from receipt of written complaint unless the 60 calendar day period has been waived and the complainant has acknowledged such waiver in writing.
OHR will provide a written response to the complainant when a determination of action, if any, will result from the complainant’s written complaint.
Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Training
Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Training is required for all UNCP employees and multiple opportunities are provided annually.
EEODF Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Fundamentals (EEODF) for Managers
Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Fundamentals (EEODF) course is a one day workshop that addresses EEO law compliance and issues of workplace diversity in State government. The training focuses on developing awareness and building skills that can be used on the job and helps managers and supervisors understand important employment discrimination laws and how they impact day-to-day managerial decisions. The training is required for all North Carolina State government managers and supervisors who have been hired, promoted, or appointed since July 1, 1991. UNCP offers the workshop twice annually (see the university Professional Development Catalog for dates) or contact Sheila Hardee, Human Resources Consultant at ext. 6587.
Questions should be directed to:
Angela Revels, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources firstname.lastname@example.org
Benjamin Simmons, Director of Employee Relations and Workforce Development email@example.com