Article 8: Non‑Discrimination

8.1 Neither the University nor the Union will interfere with, restrain or coerce the employees covered by this Agreement because of membership in or non‑membership in or lawful activity on behalf of the Union. Neither the University nor the Union will discriminate in respect to hire, tenure of employment or any terms or conditions of employment of any employee covered by this Agreement because of sex, race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, political belief or membership in, or lawful activity on behalf of the Union. The University and the Union shall comply with applicable provisions of federal, state and municipal laws and ordinances regarding discrimination in employment because of age or because of disability.

The City University and the PSC recognize that sexual harassment is illegal under Federal, State, and City law. They jointly resolve that sexual harassment will not be tolerated within the University. The City University will make copies of its policy against sexual harassment available at each College, including the Central Office.

8.2 The Union agrees that it will admit to membership and represent equally all members in the bargaining unit.