I. Policy Statement
II. Management Responsibilities
Ensuring that work relationships are free from discrimination, harassment or segregation; promote diversity and equal opportunity in all aspects of employment including (but not limited to) recruitment, hiring, transfer, promotion, training, pay, benefits, leaves of absence, performance appraisals, position eliminations, disciplinary actions, discharges, reasonable accommodations regarding religion or disability; participation in Houston Methodist-sponsored social and recreational programs; and giving all employees an opportunity to fully apply their job-related capabilities. Every member of management is accountable for meeting related performance and compliance responsibilities as well as supporting Affirmative Action goals and objectives applicable to their employee populations.
III. Employee Responsibilities
Fostering a working relationship of mutual respect, teamwork and cooperation, and exemplifying Houston Methodist's values of integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence in all work relationships.
IV. Human Resources ResponsibilitiesInterpreting and administering this policy to achieve its purpose through sound and nondiscriminatory employment practices, written Affirmative Action Plans, appropriate employee training, periodic audits, investigation and equitable resolution of fair treatment complaints, and regular or special reports to management.