ARTICLE 4 – NONDISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT
A. The provisions of this Agreement shall be applied to all members of the unit within the limits imposed by law, including applicable Federal and State Constitutional and statutory provisions and/or University regulation without regard to race, color, religion, union affiliation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), status as a covered vet er an (special disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, or any other veteran who served on active duty during a war or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized), age, or citizenship.
B. Allegations of a violation of this Article, only when made in connection with a provision of another Article that is grievable beyond Step 2, shall be eligible for appeal to the same degree that the Article to which t he grievance is connected is grievable and/or arbitrable.