Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

To provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at the City of Keene are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  The City does not discriminate in employment opportunities or in practices on the basis of age, color, disability, employment status, ethnicity, family status, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other class, status, or characteristic protected by law.

This policy applies to all aspects of the relationship between the City of Keene and its employees, including but not limited to, recruitment, employment, promotion, transfer, training, working conditions, wages and salary administration, employee benefits, and application of policies.  The only exceptions to this policy are where age and/or physical condition are bona fide occupational qualifications for employment.