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WAC 392-190-0592

Public school employmentAffirmative action program.

(1) Each school district and public charter school must develop an affirmative action employment plan or program that includes appropriate provisions designed to eliminate discrimination on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.
(2) With respect to sex discrimination, a school district's or public charter school's affirmative action employment plan or program must include:
(a) The requirement to:
(i) Maintain credential requirements for all personnel without regard to sex;
(ii) Make no differentiation in pay scale on the basis of sex;
(iii) Make no differentiation in the assignment of school duties on the basis of sex except where such assignment would involve duty areas or situations such as, but not limited to, a shower room, where persons might be disrobed;
(iv) Provide the same opportunities for advancement for males and females;
(v) Make no difference in conditions of employment on the basis of sex including, but not limited to, hiring practices, leaves of absence, hours of employment, and assignment of or payment for instructional and noninstructional duties; and
(b) Such other provisions as may be required by the superintendent of public instruction to facilitate reasonable affirmative action goals and objectives and to eliminate discrimination in public school employment.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.640.020 and 28A.642.020. WSR 14-23-072, § 392-190-0592, filed 11/18/14, effective 12/19/14; WSR 11-09-024, § 392-190-0592, filed 4/13/11, effective 5/14/11.]
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