NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY AND LANGUAGE ASSISTANCE
It is the policy of Bethlen Communities, in compliance with the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, and all requirements imposed thereto, including admissions, the provision of services, and referrals of residents, that no individual, with regard to age, race, religion, disability, national origin, sex, color, sexual orientation, or marital or veteran status, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or otherwise be subject to discrimination. Policies for admission to the cottages are subject to and comply with the Housing for Older Persons Act of 1955. Any resident who believes he/she has been discriminated against may file a complaint of discrimination with: PA Human Relations Commission, 301 Fifth Ave., Suite 390, Piatt Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222; Department of Public Welfare Bureau of Equal Opportunity, Room 223 Health and Welfare Building, PO Box 2675, Harrisburg, PA 17105; Department of Public Welfare Bureau of Equal Opportunity, Western Regional Office, 301 Fifth Ave, Suite 410, Piatt Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222; U.S. Department of Health and Human Service Office for Civil Rights, Suite 372, Public Ledger Bldg., 150 South Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106.
For language assistance, please call 724-238-9139.
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of Bethlen Communities to operate in accordance with all Federal and State laws prohibiting discrimination and to grant equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons regardless of age, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, or veteran status. It is the intent and desire of Bethlen Communities to provide equal opportunities in employment, promotions, wages, benefits, and all other privileges, terms, and conditions of employment providing the employee is qualified to perform the essential job functions with or without accommodations.
For employees in bargaining unit positions, non-discriminatory bona fide seniority provisions may provide more senior qualified employees with job filling or promotional opportunities.
The Employer also abides by Title II of the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2008 which forbids discrimination on the basis of genetic information when it comes to any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job assignments, promotions, layoffs, training, fringe benefits, or any other term or condition of employment.” Genetic information includes information about genetic tests of applicants, employees, or their family members; family medical history; and requests for or receipt of genetic services by applicants, employees, or their family members.