Sample Nondiscrimination Policies

Sample Nondiscrimination Policy

Beyond Ideas Counseling, LLC does not discriminate against or deny services, to any individual based on religion, race, color, creed, ancestry, relationship structure, sex, age, national origin, ableness, gender identity, gender expression, marital or income status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran or military status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis that is prohibited by any applicable federal, state or county law.

Any alleged violations of this policy or questions regarding the law with respect to nondiscrimination should be directed to the Risk Manager (Lacey Stewart, LPCC).”

Human Rights Coalition has a number of sample NDP for hospitals:
https://www.hrc.org/hei/patient-non-discrimination-sample-policies

 

Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center (New York, NY)

It is the policy of MSBI to provide equitable health care without discrimination against, or harassment of, any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, language, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, creed, sexual orientation, gender expression or gender identity (the patient’s preferred gender will be respected, and the patient will be referred to by their name and pronoun of choice, whenever feasible) or other non-medically relevant factor or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. Any such discrimination or harassment is prohibited and will not be tolerated. This applies to admission, treatment, discharge or other participation in any of MSBI’s programs, services or activities, including, but not limited to: all patient admissions; all care, whether inpatient, outpatient or emergency in nature; all patients’ room, floor or section assignments or transfers, except in those cases where patient safety or health condition is a necessary consideration; and employee assignments to patient services.

 

For a more complete gender policy that includes nondiscrimination, see this excellent example from Multnomah County. Gender policy Multnomah County Oregon 2-28-20

§ 3-42-010 Purpose
The county is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of discrimination, harassment,
or retaliatory conduct on the basis of gender identity or gender expression. It is committed to
creating and maintaining an environment in which each person is respected and valued
without regard to protected status.

This policy addresses conduct in the workplace and seeks to ensure appropriate workplace
treatment so that all employees may perform their jobs free from discrimination, harassment,
or retaliatory conduct. Volunteers and interns (paid or unpaid) are also covered by this policy.

§ 3-42-020 Policy
Multnomah County prohibits workplace discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis
of gender identity or gender expression. Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation are
prohibited in the workplace, in any work-related setting outside the workplace, when wearing a
uniform or insignia that identifies the individual as a County employee, and when using county
owned equipment including vehicles and electronic devices such as computers, telephones,
photocopiers and faxes.

Employees who violate this rule may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

Every employee shares the responsibility for promptly bringing to the county’s attention
conduct that interferes with providing a work environment free of discrimination, harassment,
and retaliation on the basis of gender identity or gender expression.

 

 

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Sample Nondiscrimination Policy

Beyond Ideas Counseling, LLC does not discriminate against or deny services, to any individual based on religion, race, color, creed, ancestry, relationship structure, sex, age, national origin, ableness, gender identity, gender expression, marital or income status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran or military status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis that is prohibited by any applicable federal, state or county law.

Any alleged violations of this policy or questions regarding the law with respect to nondiscrimination should be directed to the Risk Manager (Lacey Stewart, LPCC).”

Human Rights Coalition has a number of sample NDP for hospitals:
https://www.hrc.org/hei/patient-non-discrimination-sample-policies

 

Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center (New York, NY)

It is the policy of MSBI to provide equitable health care without discrimination against, or harassment of, any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, language, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, creed, sexual orientation, gender expression or gender identity (the patient’s preferred gender will be respected, and the patient will be referred to by their name and pronoun of choice, whenever feasible) or other non-medically relevant factor or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. Any such discrimination or harassment is prohibited and will not be tolerated. This applies to admission, treatment, discharge or other participation in any of MSBI’s programs, services or activities, including, but not limited to: all patient admissions; all care, whether inpatient, outpatient or emergency in nature; all patients’ room, floor or section assignments or transfers, except in those cases where patient safety or health condition is a necessary consideration; and employee assignments to patient services.

 

For a more complete gender policy that includes nondiscrimination, see this excellent example from Multnomah County. Gender policy Multnomah County Oregon 2-28-20

§ 3-42-010 Purpose
The county is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of discrimination, harassment,
or retaliatory conduct on the basis of gender identity or gender expression. It is committed to
creating and maintaining an environment in which each person is respected and valued
without regard to protected status.

This policy addresses conduct in the workplace and seeks to ensure appropriate workplace
treatment so that all employees may perform their jobs free from discrimination, harassment,
or retaliatory conduct. Volunteers and interns (paid or unpaid) are also covered by this policy.

§ 3-42-020 Policy
Multnomah County prohibits workplace discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis
of gender identity or gender expression. Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation are
prohibited in the workplace, in any work-related setting outside the workplace, when wearing a
uniform or insignia that identifies the individual as a County employee, and when using county
owned equipment including vehicles and electronic devices such as computers, telephones,
photocopiers and faxes.

Employees who violate this rule may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

Every employee shares the responsibility for promptly bringing to the county’s attention
conduct that interferes with providing a work environment free of discrimination, harassment,
and retaliation on the basis of gender identity or gender expression.

 

 

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