The Mexican Cultural Center Denver is dedicated to the principles of equal opportunity under any term, condition or privilege of employment.  The Mexican Cultural Center shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other status protected by state, local or federal law in any of its activities or operations.  These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring or firing of staff, selection of volunteers, selection of vendors, and provision of services.

This prohibition includes unlawful harassment based on any of these protected classes.  Unlawful harassment includes verbal or physical conduct which has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment.  This policy applies to all employees, including managers and supervisors, and non-employees such as customers, clients, vendors, consultants, etc.

The Mexican Cultural Center will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship to the Mexican Cultural Center.  This policy governs all aspects of employment including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

The Mexican Cultural Center prohibits retaliation against any employee for filing a complaint under this policy or for assisting in a complaint investigation.

*Revised and approved by the Board on January 17, 2012.