It is the policy of UWKC to seek and retain employees of the highest possible quality. UWKC is an equal opportunity employer and pledges to provide each employee, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law, with the opportunity to make his/her maximum contribution to the growth and success of the organization. All employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, skills, and abilities. It is our policy to inform each employee of our policies and rules. Any employees with questions or concerns about any kind of discrimination in the workplace are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of the President or their supervisor. Employees can raise concerns and make reports in good faith without fear of reprisal. Anyone found to be engaging in any kind of unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. This policy applies to all phases of employment such as hiring, recruiting, training, promoting, transferring, etc. It also applies to layoffs, recalls, and terminations; pay practices and other forms of compensation; the use of company facilities and participation in all company-sponsored activities.