Approved Sept. 8, 2010 by Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism Board of Directors:
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism embraces diversity and inclusiveness in its hiring practices and workplace operations. WCIJ recognizes that its mission and society in general are strengthened by respecting individuals’ cultural traditions, beliefs and viewpoints.
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalizms also recognizes that Wisconsin law bars employers from discrimination on the basis of:
Age, Ancestry, Arrest Record, Color, Conviction Record, Creed, Disability, Genetic Testing, Honesty Testing, Marital Status, Military Service, National Origin, Pregnancy or Childbirth, Race, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Use or nonuse of lawful products off the employer’s premises during nonworking hours. Employees may not be harassed in the workplace based on their protected status nor retaliated against for filing a complaint, for assisting with a complaint, or for opposing discrimination in the workplace (citations provided by state Department of Workforce Development).