In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Drury University will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Drury University does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Drury University will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training. In addition to a commitment to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, Drury University has established an affirmative action program to promote opportunities for individuals in certain protected classes throughout the organization. Any employees with questions or concerns about any type of discrimination in the workplace are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of their immediate supervisor or the Human Resources Director. Employees can raise concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal. Anyone found to be engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.