Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Delta Township is committed to providing its residents and businesses with a great place to live, work, and play! That commitment is inseparable from our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. It is important that each member of our community has full opportunity to thrive in Delta Township and we believe that diversity is key.
Diversity: Delta Township will commit to increasing diversity in all of its many forms, including race and ethnicity, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, culture, language, religious commitments, socioeconomic status, age, (dis)ability status, and political perspective.
Equity: Delta Township will commit to working actively to challenge and respond to bias, harassment, and discrimination. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status.
Inclusion: Delta Township will commit to pursuing efforts to ensure that the Township is a place where differences are welcomed, diverse perspectives are respectfully heard, and where every individual feels a sense of belonging and inclusion.
Equal Employment Opportunity
An inclusive and welcoming work environment is our first priority. Delta Township is an equal-opportunity employer and is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff. Delta Township strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. It is the policy of Delta Township not to discriminate against anyone because of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, height, weight, marital status, physical or mental limitations, source of income, familial status, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Brian Reed, Township Manager, 7710 W. Saginaw Hwy., Lansing, MI 48917 (517) 323-8590.
It is the intent of the township that no person be denied equal protection of the laws; nor shall any person be denied the enjoyment of his or her civil or political rights or be discriminated against because of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, height, weight, marital status, physical or mental limitation, source of income, familial status, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression. It is also the intent of the township to preserve the rights of religious organizations granted to religious organizations by state and federal law. This chapter shall govern discriminatory conduct and shall not infringe upon free speech rights granted by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. Nothing contained in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit any affirmative action policies passed by any level of government. (Ord. No. 13-78, 1, 10-21-2013).
Non-discrimination by Township Contractors
(a) A written contract to which the township, a political subdivision, or any agency thereof, is a party shall contain a covenant by the contractor and his/her subcontractors not to discriminate against an employee or applicant for employment with respect to hiring, tenure, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, including a benefit plan or system or a matter directly or indirectly related to employment, because of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, marital status, physical or mental limitation, source of income, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or use by an individual of adaptive devices or aids. Breach of this covenant may be regarded as a material breach of the contract. (b) This section is also applicable to labor organizations, employment agencies, apprenticeships, and job training programs. In addition, a labor organization shall not discriminate in its membership practices nor fail to fairly represent its membership in a grievance process because of actual or perceived religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, marital status, physical or mental limitation, source of income, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or use by an individual of adaptive devices or aids. (Ord. No. 13-78, 1, 10-21-2013).
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Lansing MI 48917
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