Hubbard Free Library (HFL) is a 501(c) nonprofit organization. HFL is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination in employment and opportunity because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, gender, sexual orientation, or age. The board of Trustees has issued the following policy stating the HFL’s views in this matter:

It is the policy of the Hubbard Free Library to: *Strictly follow personnel procedures that will ensure equal opportunity for all people without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, marital status, disability, veteran or draft status;

*Make reasonable accommodations wherever necessary for all employees, clients or applicants with disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made do not require significant difficulty or expense.

*Achieve understanding and acceptance of HFL’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity by all employees and by the communities in which the library operates;

*Thoroughly investigate instances of alleged discrimination and take corrective action if warranted;

*Be continually alert to identify and correct any practices by individuals that are at variance with the intent of the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy. At this time, the Hubbard Free Library would like to reaffirm this policy and call upon all personnel to effectively pursue the policy as stated.

Adopted by the Hubbard Free Library Board of Trustees June 10, 2015