Who must post the San Francisco, CA Employment Discrimination Poster?
All employers with a business tax registration certificate from the City must post in conspicuous places, available to job applicants, employees and independent contractors, the non-discrimination in employment notice created and approved by the San Francisco Human Rights Commission (HRC). Covered employers specifically include employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, and any person engaging the services of an independent contractor.
What does the poster cover?
The San Francisco, CA Employment Discrimination Poster informs applicants, employees and independent contractors that they have the right to a workplace free from discrimination. An employer may not treat workers differently because they belong to a “protected class.”
What are the protected classes?
The protected classes include:
- Sexual Orientation
- Gender Identity
- National Origin
- Place of Birth
- HIV/AIDS Status
- Height or Weight
How are employees protected?
Employees are protected from discrimination, discriminatory harassment, and retaliation in recruitment, selection, hiring, compensation, terms and conditions, training, promotion, termination, reasonable accommodations for a disability, and more. Additional protections apply to employees with a conviction record.
What else is covered?
The posting explains that single-user toilets open to the public must have All-Gender signage and available to people of any gender identity. Businesses with diaper-changing accommodations in their women’s restroom must have diaper-changing accommodations in men’s or All-Gender restrooms. If an employee believes he/she has been discriminated against, he/she is advised to contact the San Francisco Human Rights Commission. HRC contact information is provided.
Are there any other prohibitions not covered on the poster?
Covered entities are also prohibited from printing, publishing, advertising or disseminating any notice or advertisement with respect to employment, membership in, or any classification or referral for employment or training by any such organization, which indicates an unlawful discriminatory preference.