Nondiscrimination Policy

Nondiscrimination

Notice of Nondiscrimination

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources operates its programs, services, and activities without discriminating on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin (including limited English proficiency), ancestry, place of birth, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, breastfeeding, HIV-related blood test, workers’ compensation, family and parental leave, flexible work arrangements, membership or non-membership in a union, crime victim status, credit history, and any other factor that is prohibited by law.

We will not tolerate discrimination, intimidation, threats, coercion, or retaliation against any individual or group because they have exercised their rights protected by law.

Federal Nondiscrimination Law

As a recipient of federal funding, ANR complies with the following federal nondiscrimination laws:

State Nondiscrimination Law

ANR complies with Vermont’s Public Accommodations law, 9 V.S.A., Chapter 139 and Fair Employment law, 21 V.S.A. § 495.

Nondiscrimination in our Workplace

ANR complies with federal and state prohibitions on workplace discrimination. Workplace discrimination complaints are addressed in Department of Human Resources Personnel Policy Number 3.3. If you are a ANR employee and have questions about discrimination, call the Department of Human Resources at 802-828-3491.

Questions or Complaints regarding Nondiscrimination

If you have any questions about ANR’s nondiscrimination notice or programs, or if you believe that you have been discriminated against with respect to a ANR program or activity, contact the Agency of Natural Resources at anr.civilrights@vermont.gov or call 802-828-1294.

Language Services

If you speak a language other than English, language assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call 802-828-1556.