Associated Real Estate Counselors is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability or veteran status; hereafter referred to as protected category.
Equal employment opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship including recruiting, interviewing, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.
Associated Real Estate Counselors complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of harassment, including sexual harassment. The commitment to a harassment free environment extends to the hiring process. Associated Real Estate Counselors considers harassment of all forms to be a serious offense.
Employees or applicants who have been subjected to prohibited discrimination or harassment should immediately report the incident to their supervisors, or a human resources department representative. Complaints are investigated immediately and will be handled as confidentially as possible. Associated Real Estate Counselors ensures that employees following this complaint procedure are protected against illegal retaliation.
Any reported violations of equal employment opportunity laws or this policy are investigated. Supervisors or employees found to have engaged in discriminatory conduct or harassment are subject to immediate disciplinary action, including possible termination of employment.