Title VI Non-Discrimination / ADA Policies
It is the policy of the City of Callaway to comply with all applicable discrimination laws – defined here as including, but not limited to, all provisions of all current federal and state employment statutes, local ordinances, as well as their respective implementing regulations and related case law, the Acts of Civil Rights, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment, Equal Pay and Fair Labor Standards.
The City of Callaway is committed to equal employment opportunity in all employment facets for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to their membership in Protected Classes.
There will be no discrimination, harassment and/or retaliation against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of belonging to, or being perceived as belonging to a Protected Class in City policies, programs, services, activities, practices, terms, privileges, benefits, or conditions.
In employment and providing services to the disabled, the City will make reasonable accommodations as required for all employees, applicants, or citizens with a disability, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the essential functions connected with the job and provided further that any accommodations made would not require undue hardship on the City.
The City of Callaway is committed to providing opportunities to address all issues relating to workplace discrimination, harassment or retaliation.
All Individuals performing work and/or services for the City are responsible for maintaining workplace environments free of discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
Disciplinary action, up to and including termination, will be taken against any individual determined to be in violation of this policy.
The Agency has established a discrimination complaint procedure and will take prompt and reasonable action to investigate and eliminate discrimination when found. Any person who believes that he or she has been subjected to discrimination based upon race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or family status in any Agency program, service or activity may file a complaint with the Agency Title VI/Nondiscrimination Coordinator:
Name: Emma Ford, Non-discrimination Coordinator Address: 6601 E. Highway 22, Callaway, FL 32404 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (850) 215-6654 Hearing Impaired: Dial 711 for Florida Relay Information
If possible, the complaint should be submitted in writing and contain the identity of the complainant; the basis for the allegations (i.e., race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or family status); and a description of the alleged discrimination with the date of occurrence. If the complaint cannot be submitted in writing, the complainant should contact the Title VI/Nondiscrimination Coordinator for assistance. The Title VI/Nondiscrimination Coordinator will respond to the complaint within thirty (30) calendar days and will take reasonable steps to resolve the matter.