What is Discrimination?
Discrimination means acting or failing to act or unduly delaying any action regarding any person because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, ancestry, or retaliation in such a way that such persons are adversely affected in housing, employment, law enforcement, public accommodations, or financing. Discrimination is..Unfair, Expensive, Illegal
Therefore, the Anne Arundel County Government public policy is to foster and encourage the growth and development of the County so that all persons shall have and equal opportunity to pursue live free of discrimination.
Businesses and employees deprive themselves of valuable resources and assume costly expenditures in staff time and settlements when the discriminate consciously or unconsciously in their activities.
The Federal and State Laws prohibit discrimination in the following areas: