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In the Workplace - Equal Employment & Discrimination Policies

SMC’s Commitment

SMC is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District is committed to providing an equal opportunity for employment regardless of race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition, or disability in accordance with Federal, state, and local regulations.

Board Policies

The following Board Policies articulate SMC’s commitment to equal opportunity and preventing and addressing unlawful discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace:

Administrative Regulations

The following Administrative Regulations articulate the processes created by SMC to address alleged lack of equal opportunity, unlawful discrimination, and sexual harassment in the workplace:

Making a Complaint

A complaint regarding alleged lack of equal opportunity or unlawful discrimination in the workplace may be made verbally or in writing to any of the following persons:

  • Sandy S. Chung, Assistant Director, Human Resources chung_sandy@smc.edu
  • Any Immediate Supervisor

A complaint regarding alleged sexual harassment in the workplace may be made verbally or in writing to any of the following persons:

  • Sandy S. Chung, Assistant Director, Human Resources chung_sandy@smc.edu
  • Any SMC Manager
  • SMC’s Superintendent/President

Unlawful Discrimination Complaint Form

If you wish to make a written complaint, you may use this form or make your own writing. If you use the Unlawful Discrimination Complaint Form, a copy of the complaint will be sent to the Legal Office of the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, and the District’s investigation of the complaint will be conducted pursuant California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Sections 59300 to 59362.

Non-District Resources

In addition to District policies and regulations, Federal and state laws require SMC to comply with equal opportunity and to prevent and address unlawful discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace. Please be advised that within the time frame allowed by law – whether before, during, or after SMC’s investigatory process – you may file a complaint with the following agencies and/or offices, where the complaint is within the jurisdiction of the agencies and/or offices:

For additional information or if you have questions, please contact:

Sandy S. Chung, Assistant Director of Human Resources – 310-434-4170/chung_sandy@smc.edu

Ribhalin Kharpuri-Chavel, H.R. Analyst, Employee & Labor Relations – 310-434-4225/ kharpuri_ribhalin@smc.edu​​​​​​​