Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or veteran status. These are classified as "protected categories." This policy applies to all personnel actions, including but not limited to promotion, demotion, transfer, recruitment, layoff or other discharge, recall, rates of pay, benefits, and selection for training. Further, PSTA expressly prohibits any form of unlawful harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability and veteran status.
PSTA is fully committed to comply with all applicable federal laws for establishing and implementing an affirmative action program to provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. PSTA has developed an affirmative action program, setting goals with timetables to provide minorities and women equal opportunities in its workforce. All directors, managers and supervisors are responsible for implementing and supporting this program.
If it is determined that a violation of this policy has occurred, PSTA will take immediate action to remedy the situation. Any employee who is found to have violated this policy will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including dismissal from employment.