Equal Opportunity Employment/Affirmative Action Clause 

The Town of Hingham is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Town of Hingham will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual preference, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual preference, physical or mental handicap, or veteran status. This non-discrimination policy affects all personnel policies of the Town of Hingham, which include but are not limited to the following: recruitment; hiring; working conditions, benefits and privileges of employment, compensation, training; opportunities for advancement, including upgrades and promotions, transfers, discipline, and termination of employment, including disciplinary discharge and layoffs. The Town of Hingham agrees to post, in conspicuous places available to employees and applicants for employment, notices setting forth the provisions of this nondiscrimination clause.

In addition, it is the policy of the Town of Hingham that goods and services shall be purchased from agencies or companies which have exhibited an established policy and practice of nondiscrimination in employment or in the provision of services.