KM Unit – ART. 4: Nondiscrimination in Employment

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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 or University regulation without regard to race, color, religion, union affiliation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), genetic information, status as a covered veteran (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), service in the uniformed services, age, or citizenship.

B. For purposes of this article only, medical condition means any health impairment related to or associated with a diagnosis of cancer, including a record or history of cancer or genetic characteristics. Genetic information includes family history. Pregnancy includes childbirth and related medical conditions. Service in the uniformed services includes membership, application for membership, performance of service, application for service or obligation for service in the uniformed services.

C. 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 the grievance is connected is grievable and/or arbitrable.