POLICY #3324
All contracts between the school system and outside agencies shall conform to prescribed standards as required by law including, but not limited to, discrimination.
All contracts between the school system and outside agencies shall be prepared under the supervision of the Superintendent/Head of School, and where appropriate, subject to approval of the legal advisor of the school system.
The school system shall not enter into any contract with a person, agency, or organization if it has knowledge that such person, agency or organization discriminates either in employment practices or in the provision of benefits or services to employees on the basis of any protected class status as set forth in applicable law, including, but not limited to race, color, religious creed, age, sex, marital status, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, present or past mental disorder, mental retardation or physical disability, including, but not limited to, blindness of any individual except in the case of a bona fide occupational qualification or need.
Legal Reference:          Connecticut General Statutes
46a-60 Discriminatory employment practices prohibited
4-114a Nondiscrimination clauses in state contract (46a-60) Title IX, Equal Employment Opportunity
Policy Adopted:           December 10, 1991
Revised:                       May 22, 2007
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