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Keystone In-Home Care Non-Discrimination Policy

Keystone In-home Care complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C.A 2000e—2000e-17) and the Pennsylvania human relations act (43 P.S.    951—962.2).  Keystone In-Home Care complies by providing the required notice to staff as follows:

  • EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY—Keystone In-Home Care is an equal opportunity Employer. Opportunities are available to all individuals at will regardless of age, race, gender, religion, creed, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, presence of disabilities, sexual orientation, genetic screening or testing information, refusal to submit to a genetic test, ancestry; AIDS or HIV status, and any other status protected by law. Keystone In-Home Care ensures that personal actions are administered in compliance with federal, state and local laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of any protected status as set for in the Statement of Equal Opportunity Employment above. Preventing discrimination is the responsibility of every employee. To carry out our policy, persons are recruited, hired, placed, trained and promoted according to individual merit. Other personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, transfers, social and recreational programs, demotion, discipline and dismissal are administered in a nondiscriminatory manner. Keystone In-home Care provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities or handicaps to enable such individuals to: (1) apply for employment with Keystone In-Home Care; (2) to perform the essential functions of their jobs; and (3) to enjoy the other terms, conditions and privileges of employment. Request for accommodations should be made to your Recruiting Coordinator. As part of its policy of non-discrimination, Keystone In-Home Care prohibit unwelcome harassment on the basis of any protected status as set forth in the Statement of Equal Opportunity Employment above. “Unwelcome harassment” is verbal or physical conduct by an Employee or any individual (including a Client, patient, vendor, or supplier) that denigrates or shows hostility or aversion toward an employee because of any of the protected statuses listed in the Statement of Equal Opportunity Employment above. This would include sexual harassment. Under Keystone In-Home Care’s anti -harassment policy no Employee, Client or any other individual may sexually harass any other individual on Keystone In-Home Care’s property, or in connection with performing services for Keystone In-Home Care. Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, sexual comments or jokes, requests for sexual favors or other unwelcome verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. Any Employee or Client who has a question, concern, or complaint of discrimination, including harassment based on the protected statuses listed in the Statement of Equal Opportunity Employment above is encouraged to report the matter to the immediate attention of his or her supervision. Keystone In-Home Care prohibits retaliation against anyone for reporting discrimination and/or harassment, assisting in making a discrimination and/or harassment complaint, or cooperating in a discrimination and/or harassment investigation. Retaliation can include any disparaging comments, uncivil behavior, or any other negative treatment of an Employee by other Employees or member of management that result from the individual’s making a harassment complaint or cooperating in a harassment investigation. Any Employee who believes he/she has experienced or witnessed retaliation should immediately notify his/her supervisor. All reports of inappropriate conduct will be promptly and thoroughly investigated, and will act to ensure that any improper conduct ceases immediately and corrective action is taken to prevent a recurrence. Any Employer, whether supervisory, non-supervisory, or member of management, who violates this policy will be subject to the full range of corrective action, up to and including dismissal of employment. Home instead Senior Care will inform the complaining Employee of the resolution of the complaint. All complaints will be treated confidentially to the extent feasible for an effective resolution. No individual will suffer adverse employment consequences as a result of making a good faith complaint or taking part in the investigation of a complaint. An individual who knowingly alleges a false claim against another will be subject to the full range of corrective action, up to and including dismissal.

 

Keystone in Home Care complies by providing the required notice to participants In the Service Agreement, Non-discrimination Section as follows:

  • Keystone In-Home Care has agreed to comply with the provisions of the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act and all requirements Imposed pursuant thereto to the end that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, religious creed, or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or otherwise be subject to discrimination in the provision of any care service.

 

Revised on January 14, 2015