Model Nondiscrimination Policy — Sexual Orientation/Preference

(Name of firm or organization) has been and remains committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or preference, national origin, handicap or disability and/or Vietnam-era or disabled veteran status, consistent with business necessity and the safe performance of the job. In keeping with this policy, (name of firm or organization) seeks to recruit, hire, train and promote into available jobs the most qualified persons and to administer personnel matters such as compensation, benefits, transfer, training, layoffs, terminations and (name of firm or organization)-sponsored educational, social and recreational programs in accordance with this policy. All employees are expected to conduct themselves in the workplace in a manner that is consistent with this policy.