Affirmative Action Policy Statement

Equal Employment Opportunity       
It is the policy of Northern Transitions, Inc. to grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons.  The success of Northern Transitions Inc. requires that we utilize all available human resources to the fullest.

There shall be fair and equal opportunity for all applicants and staff members, with no discrimination because of race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital status, height, weight or because he or she is an individual with a disability or a protected veteran,or a member of any other protected group. 
                       
Affirmative Action   
It is also the policy of NTI to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital status, height, weight or their status as individuals with disabilities or protected veterans, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements.  This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.
               
No Harassment or Retaliation                               
Employees of NTI will not be subject to harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital status, height, weight or their status as individuals with disabilities or protected veterans, or membersip of any other protected group .  Additionally,  retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has  objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under  any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited.

Accommodation of Religious Practices
Reasonable accommodations to the religious observances and practices of employees or prospective employees will be made, unless doing so would result in undue hardship. In determining whether undue hardship exists, factors such as the cost to the company and the  impact on the rights of other employees will be considered.

 
Information requests may be addressed : Northern Transitions, Inc., 1401 W. Easterday Avenue, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan  49783 (906) 635-5681, FAX (906) 635-9615.