Sexual Harassment Policy

It is the policy of SOUTHWEST ALLEN PARISH WATER DISTRICT not to discriminate in any employment practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, or religion as prohibited by the federal Civil Rights Act, or on the basis prohibited by any other applicable law.  This prohibition on discrimination applies to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to hiring, firing, promotion, assignment, compensation, discipline, and other terms and conditions of employment.  It is the responsibility of all employees, supervisory and non-supervisory, to adhere to this policy and to use all efforts to further its goals and spirit.

Sexual harassment, as defined by La.R.S. 42:342, is a form of unlawful discrimination based on sex and shall not be tolerated.  In some circumstances, it may also violate other laws.  Any form of unlawful discrimination to which this policy applies is a very serious matter and will not be tolerated at SOUTHWEST ALLEN PARISH WATER DISTRICT.