Equal Opportunity Employment

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. We will promptly address any discriminatory conditions within the Foundation that we determine to exist or is brought to our attention.

Management is dedicated to this policy with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.

All members of the staff are responsible for ensuring that by their personal actions, the policies are effective and applied uniformly to everyone. Any employee, including managers, who is involved in discriminatory practices will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of employees with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 and applicable interpretations of that Act. Employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should speak with the Managing Director, People and Culture.

We also endeavor to accommodate the religious beliefs of its employees in accordance with applicable law. An employee who wishes to request such an accommodation should speak with the Managing Director, People and Culture.

Employees with questions or concerns about equal employment opportunities in the workplace are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of the People and Culture staff. We will not allow any form of retaliation against individuals who raise, in good faith, issues of equal employment opportunity. Anyone retaliating against an individual who has raised issues of equal opportunity will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.


Updated June 2019

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