Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Office

President's policy statement on Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action

The University of Akron is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws. This commitment is to ensure the prompt and full utilization of protected classes by ensuring equal opportunity in employment opportunities with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap/disability, and veteran status. The University of Akron will seek to recruit, employ and promote qualified members of protected classes as defined by law. The University's goal is to attain a work force reflecting the diversity of the community in which we live. I personally endorse this policy and expect full cooperation and assistance from everyone involved in or associated with hiring, developing and promoting personnel.


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Mandatory legal compliance seminars

IMPORTANT! The University of Akron is committed to an environment free of harassment and discrimination. The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) office provides Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Training Seminars for all employees.

These are mandatory for all employees at The University of Akron (full-time and part-time faculty, contract professionals, full-time and part-time staff, and graduate assistants.)

How to register: Visit http://www.uakron.edu/seminars/, or contact Human Resources-EEO at 330-972-7300 or e-mail: eeocompliance@uakron.edu  with registration or attendance questions for the online training. Note: to register online for a seminar, you will need to have a UAnet ID.

Dates of sessions: Sessions are offered on a quarterly basis. The dates for 2014:

Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 10 – 11 am Student Union 312
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, 10 – 11 am Student Union 312

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