It is the policy of the City and County of Denver to assure equal employment opportunity to its employees and applicants for employment on the basis of merit without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, or age or any other basis protected by Federal, State or Local law, ordinance or regulation.
The City and County of Denver will follow this policy in recruitment, hiring, testing, certification, promotion, layoffs, returns from layoffs, demotions, terminations, training, performance evaluations, leave, and use of City facilities.
It is not the intent of this policy to permit or require the lowering of bona fide job requirements or qualification standards to give preference to any employee or applicant for employment. However, the City will take positive affirmative measures in accordance with Federal, State and Local law, ordinance, or regulation to recruit minorities, females, and persons with disabilities to all levels of City government.
Any employee of the City and County of Denver that fails to comply with this policy is subject to appropriate corrective action.