The Articles contained herein constitute an Agreement between the University of Washington, Board of Regents, hereinafter referred to as the Employer, and the Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific, Puget Sound Region, hereinafter referred to as the Union, governing certain conditions of employment for all classifications covered by the bargaining unit.
In compliance with Federal Law, applicable State Law and State Executive Orders, the University and the Union agree that they will not engage in any act or practice or pursue any policy which is discriminatory against any employee by reason of age, sex (except where age or sex is a bona fide occupational qualification), race or ethnic origin, creed, national origin, religion, disability, disabled or Vietnam era veteran, marital status, or sexual orientation.
In conjunction with Federal and State Executive Orders, the Employer and the Union agree on the need for an affirmative action approach to correct and review any inequities in the employment process. An affirmative action plan requires the Employer to make special efforts to recruit, employ, retain and promote qualified members of groups formerly excluded, even if the exclusion cannot be traced to particularly discriminatory actions on the part of the Employer.
The Union and the Employer agree to abide with and support applicable statutory and administrative laws pertaining to equal opportunity and elimination of employment inequities suffered because of age, sex, race, color, creed, national origin, physical disabilities, or religious beliefs.