The City of Manchester is committed to the full utilization of all human resources and to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The City will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment on criteria that includes, but is not limited to, race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, results of genetic testing, physical or mental disability or veteran status. The City of Manchester, New Hampshire complies with Federal and state civil rights laws and is committed to providing its programs and services without discrimination in accordance with:
- Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination based on race, color, or national origin (including language).
- The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967.
- Age Discrimination Act of 1975, which prohibits discrimination based on age.
- Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which prohibits discrimination based on disability.
- The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) – disability.
- Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, which prohibits discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities.
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security regulation 6 C.F.R. Part 19, which prohibits discrimination based on religion in social service programs.
- NH Law against discrimination (RSA 354-A).
The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and laws above:
Lisa Drabik, Human Resources Director
How Do You File?
You may file a complaint by completing the complaint form:
The complaint form must be signed and returned to:
Human Resources Director
City of Manchester
One City Hall Plaza
Manchester, NH 03101
Inquiries regarding Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and/or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 also, or instead, may be directed to:
Commission for Human Rights
2 Industrial Park Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
John F. Kennedy Federal Building
15 New Sudbury Street, Room 475
Boston, MA 02203-0506