§ 117.07  UNLAWFUL PRACTICE IN CONNECTION WITH EMPLOYMENT.
   (A)   It is prohibited, unlawful practice for an employer or employment agency:
      (1)   To fail or refuse to hire or to discharge any individual, or otherwise to discriminate against any individual with respect to his or her compensation, terms, conditions or privileges of employment, because of such individual's race, color, religion, national origin, age 40 and over, disability, sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation; or
      (2)   To limit, segregate, or classify his or her employees in any way which would deprive or tend to deprive any individual of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect his or her status as an employee because of such individual's race, color, religion, national origin, age 40 and over, disability, sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation.
   (B)   It is an unlawful practice for an employment agency to fail or refuse to refer for employment or otherwise to discriminate against, any individual because of his or her race, color, religion, national origin, age 40 and over, disability, sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation, or to classify or refer for employment an individual on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age 40 and over, disability, sex, gender identity or sexual orientation.
   (C)   It is an unlawful practice for a labor organization:
      (1)   To exclude or to expel from its membership or to otherwise discriminate against a member or applicant for membership because of race, color, religion, national origin, age 40 and over, disability, sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation; or
      (2)   To limit, segregate, or classify its membership, or to classify or fail or refuse to refer for employment any individual, in any way or manner which would deprive or tend to deprive an individual of employment opportunities, or would limit such employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect one's status as an employee or as an applicant for employment because of such individual's race, color, religion, national origin, age 40 and over, disability, sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation; or
      (3)   To cause or attempt to cause an employer to discriminate against an individual in violation of this section.
   (D)   It is an unlawful practice for an employer, labor organization, or joint labor-management committee controlling apprenticeship or other training or retraining, including on-the-job training programs to discriminate against any individual because of race, color, religion, national origin, age 40 and over, disability, sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation, in admission to or employment in, any program established to provide such apprenticeship, training, or retraining.
   (E)   It is an unlawful practice for any employer, labor organization, or employment agency to print or publish or cause to be printed or published, any notice or classification or referral for employment by such a labor organization or classification or limitation, specification or discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, age 40 and over, disability, sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation, except that such a notice or advertisement may indicate a preference, limitation, or specification, based on religion, national origin, age 40 and over, disability or sex when religion, national origin, age 40 and over, disability or sex is a bona fide occupational qualification for employment.
   (F)   Nothing herein shall be construed to prevent an employer from:
      (1)   Enforcing a written employees dress policy; or
      (2)   Designating appropriate restroom and shower facilities.
   (G)   Employment exceptions. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, it shall not be an unlawful practice for:
      (1)   An employer to hire and employ employees, or an employment agency to classify or refer for employment an individual, or for a labor organization to classify its membership or to classify or refer for employment an individual, or for an employer, labor organization, or joint labor-management committee controlling apprenticeship or other training or retraining programs to admit or employ an individual in any such program, on the basis of his or her religion or national origin in those certain instances where religion or national origin is a bona fide occupational qualification reasonably necessary to the normal operation of that particular business or enterprise;
      (2)   A religious organization, corporation, association, or society to employ an individual on the basis of his or her religion to perform work connected with the carrying on by such corporation, association, or society of its religious activity;
      (3)   A school, college, university, or other educational institution to hire and employ individuals of a particular religion, if the school, college, university, or other educational institution is in whole or substantial part owned, supported, controlled, or managed by a particular religion or by a particular religious corporation, association, or society, or if the curriculum of the school, college, university, or other educational institution is directed toward the propagation of a particular religion, and the choice of employees is determined by such organization to promote the religious principles for which it is established or maintained; or
      (4)   An employer to apply different standards of compensation, or different terms, conditions, or privileges of employment pursuant to a bona fide seniority or merit system, or a system which measures earnings by quantity or quality of production or to employees who work in different locations, if the differences are not the result of an intention to discriminate because of race, color, national origin, sex, age 40 and over, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation, nor is it an unlawful practice for an employer to give and to act upon the results of any professionally developed competency or ability test provided that the test, its administration or action based upon the test results is not designed, intended or used to discriminate because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age 40 and over, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation.
(Ord. 20-1061, passed 2-24-20)