The policy of Cheshire County is to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or disability. It is the county’s policy to administer all conditions and privileges of employment including recruitment, examination, transfer, appointment, training, promotion, compensation or the administration of employee benefits without discrimination. The prohibition against employment discrimination and harassment may extend to conduct that employees are subjected to from vendors, contractors, customers, or others who enter the workplace. The County is committed to complying with all applicable federal, state, and local civil rights laws that pertain to employment.
If you believe the County of Cheshire has discriminated against you in its employment practices, you may file a brief written narrative describing the complaint with the County’s human resources manager, the county administrator, or the Board of Commissioners. The respective individual(s) must respond to the complaint in writing within one week. Should this process not result in a satisfactory resolution, or if the complainant prefers for any reason, a formal complaint may be filed with the Federal Office of Civil Rights at 810 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20531 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.ojp.gov for instructions and more information.
The Human Resources Director is the designated Equal Employment Opportunity Officer for Cheshire County as it relates to employment. The Human Resources Director is responsible for implementing and maintaining adherence to the Equal Employment Opportunity program including tracking statistical data, promoting the County as an equal opportunity employer, and receiving and resolving complaints.
The mission of the Human Resources Office is to attract and retain a qualified and educated workforce that meets the needs of the County and to provide a positive work environment for all employees.