USDA Non-Discrimination Statement

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital, as a recipient of Federal financial assistance, prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

To File an Employment Complaint: If you wish to file an employment complaint, you must contact your Agency’s EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) Counselor, within 45 days of the date of the alleged discriminatory act, event, or in the case of a personnel action. Additional filing information can be found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_emp.html.

To File a Program Complaint: If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online athttp://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter by mail to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email atprogram.intake@usda.gov.

Persons with Disabilities: Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities and wish to file either an EEO or program complaint please contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish). Persons with disabilities, who wish to file a program complaint, please see information above on how to contact the Department by mail directly or by email. If you require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) please contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).
Michigan - ELLIOTT-LARSEN CIVIL RIGHTS ACT Act 453 of 1976 AN ACT to define civil rights; to prohibit discriminatory practices, policies, and customs in the exercise of those rights based upon religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, familial status, or marital status; to preserve the confidentiality of records regarding arrest, detention, or other disposition in which a conviction does not result; to prescribe the powers and duties of the civil rights commission and the department of civil rights; to provide remedies and penalties; to provide for fees; and to repeal certain acts and parts of acts.

History: 1976, Act 453, Eff. Mar. 31, 1977;Am. 1977, Act 162, Imd. Eff. Nov. 8, 1977;Am. 1979, Act 91, Imd. Eff. Aug. 1, 1979;Am. 1982, Act 45, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983;Am. 1992, Act 124, Imd. Eff. June 29, 1992;Am. 1992, Act 258, Imd. Eff. Dec. 7,