Maintaining Diversity in the Workplace

Consistent with its commitment to equal opportunity, the university strives to maintain a positive climate for work in which relevant factors such as ability and performance are the bases for decisions relating to individual employees. Supervisors are responsible for maintaining an environment that supports equal opportunity. This section helps supervisors understand and incorporate policy and guidance on equal opportunity and affirmative action programs, and to create and manage diversity in the workplace. Click on the links below for additional information about these important issues.

The information presented here is a supplement to the information provided in Section 3 of the Employee Handbook. As regular university employees, supervisors are expected to be familiar with the information and follow the guidance found in the Employee Handbook.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Affirmative Action Program
Accommodations for Religious Beliefs and Practices
Employment of Persons With Disabilities
Harassment in the Workplace
GW Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Training and Development Programs