Friends of Animals is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment in any term or condition of employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, gender or gender identification, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, past or present physical, mental or intellectual disability, height or weight.

In addition to the above, race; color; religious creed; age; sex; pregnancy, child-bearing capacity, sterilization, fertility or related medical conditions; marital status; national origin; ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder; mental retardation; learning disability or physical disability; sexual orientation and genetic information are protected classes in Connecticut.

Race; color; religion; national origin; sex; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions; age; marital status; personal appearance; sexual orientation; family responsibilities and disability are protected classes in the District of Columbia.

Race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, age and handicap are protected classes in Massachusetts.

Age, race, creed, color, national origin, sex, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status and marital status are protected classes in New York.

The phrase “term or condition of employment” includes, but is not limited to, employment decisions concerning hires, promotions, and discharge for (among other reasons) poor performance.  Such decisions are not based on any protected class, but may rest on many other legitimate factors, including but not limited to position availability, the organization’s financial considerations, assessment of qualifications, and assessment of work performance.

You may discuss equal employment opportunity related questions with the operations director or any other member of management.

Friends of Animals’ EEO policy applies to employment, internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, relationships with outside vendors and customers, use of contractors and consultants and in dealing with the general public.


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