Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
United Power is an equal opportunity and an Affirmative Action
employer. As such, United Power is dedicated to the principles of equal
employment in any term, condition or privilege of employment. United
Power does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the
basis of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, color, religion,
veteran status, national origin, mental or physical disability or other
status protected by state or local law:
- All personnel decisions will be made without regard to age,
race, gender, sexual orientation, color, religion, veteran status,
national origin, mental or physical disability, except where a bona
fide occupational qualification exist. Decisions will be based upon
individual ability, specialized background and job performance, among
other things, using valid job related criteria.
- All other
personnel actions, including but not limited to, compensation,
benefits, transfers, promotions, demotion, termination, layoff,
training and development, educational assistance, and social and
recreational programs will be administered in a non-discriminatory
- Intimidation, harassment or bias based upon
discriminatory grounds will not be tolerated, and may result in
termination of employment.
- An updated Affirmative Action
Plan will completed annually and will be available to review from the
Human Resources Department.
- United Power will prepare and
submit such reports and other information as may be required by
agencies having jurisdiction in these matters. Overall responsibility
for the development and execution of United Power's Affirmative Action
Program is delegated to the Human Resources Manager as EEO/AAP
Coordinator. The EEO/AAP Coordinator will provide the Chief Operations
Officer with periodic EEO activity reports.