It is RBC’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity, initiate affirmative action principles and provide a workplace free from discrimination for all individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, civil or same sex union (as defined by applicable state law), gender expression, familial status, genetic information, citizenship, status as a disabled, recently separated, active duty wartime or campaign badge or Armed Forces service medal veteran, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance or any other factors protected by applicable federal, state or local legislation.
RBC provides equal employment opportunity in all of its recruitment and selection processes and terms and conditions of employment including hire, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, benefits, compensation, job assignment, lay off and termination without regard to any applicant’s or employee’s legally-protected factors. All of RBC’s employment decisions are based on only valid job requirements. In addition, RBC provides reasonable accommodation to the known physical and mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled applicant or employee that will enable that individual to perform the essential functions of a job.
RBC has created Affirmative Action Programs to ensure that ethnic and racial minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans and Armed Forces service medal veterans are afforded equal employment opportunity as required by applicable federal, state or local law.
RBC managers will actively implement equal employment opportunity and affirmative action principles and activities. Managers are also responsible for reporting known or perceived violations of this policy to Human Resources, fully cooperating in the resolution of policy violations, as required, and consulting with Employee Relations for guidance on how to carry out EEO and affirmative action responsibilities, as needed.
RBC has in place a Respectful Workplace Policy prohibiting the harassment of any applicant or employee because of action or presumed membership in any legally-protected groups or any other factors protected by applicable law. In addition, RBC prohibits harassment, intimidation, threats, coercion or discrimination against any applicant or employee who exercises his/her rights under any equal employment opportunity, affirmative action or anti-discrimination laws or regulations, including the right to make a protected report or complaint, the right to assist others in making a protected report or complaint, the right to provide information in connection with an investigation of alleged discriminatory conduct, the right to oppose any unlawful acts or practices or the right to take any other actions protected by applicable federal, state and local laws.
Any applicant or employee who has questions or concerns about this policy statement, would like to request a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of his/her job or believes that he/ she has been treated in a manner that is prohibited under this policy statement must contact his/her manager, HR Contact, (HR Advice at 1-866-477-3783 can provide you with this information) or Employee Relations during normal business hours.
RBC prohibits retaliation of any kind against any applicants or employees who exercise their rights under any equal employment opportunity, affirmative action or anti-discrimination laws or regulations, including the right to make a protected report or compliant, the right to assist others in making a protected report or compliant or providing information in connection with an investigation of alleged discriminatory conduct.
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