Federal and State Equity Laws

Affirmative Action

  • Executive Order 11246 (as amended by 11375) - requires affirmative action programs for women and minorities and prohibits job discrimination on the basis of race, color , religion, sex, or national origin.
  • Section 402, Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974 - requires affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified special disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era and prohibits discrimination based on Vietnam-era veteran status or special disabled veteran status in federally assisted programs. 
  • Section 503, Rehabilitation Act of 1973 - requires affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities and prohibits discrimination based on disability in federally assisted programs.

Age

Disability

  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 - prohibits discrimination based on disability in employment, public accommodations, public services, transportation, and telecommunications and requires provision of reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

  • Section 503, Rehabilitation Act of 1973 - prohibits discrimination based on disability in federally assisted programs and requires affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.

  • Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973 - prohibits discrimination based on disability in federally assisted programs.

Gender

Hazing

If you believe you have experienced or witnessed hazing, speak up! To make a complaint or report an incident, contact:

  • Dr. John Burnett, Title IX Coordinator, Office of Human Resources at 717-477-1323 or JABurnett@ship.edu
  • Bridgette Allen, Director of Fraternity/Sorority Life at 717-477-1123 Ex. 3848 or BCAllen@ship.ede
  • Kyle Miller, Director of Student Conduct, Dean of Students at 717-477-1661 or KCMiller@ship.edu
  • Ship Public Safety/Police at 717-477-1444 or ext. 1444

Or call the nationwide toll-free, anonymous Anti-Hazing Hotline at 1-888-688-4293 (1-888-NOT-HAZE).

View related laws and documents:

Race, Color, National Origin

Religion

Veterans

Other