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Policies and Best Practices

Equal employment opportunity

Find out how our equal employment opportunity (EEO) policy creates a safe, supportive workplace free from discrimination and harassment.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) EEO efforts are in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

Our company maintains a work environment that provides all individuals the opportunity to work free from discrimination and harassment based on: 

  • Race
  • Color
  • Ethnicity
  • Religion
  • Gender
  • National origin
  • Marital status
  • Qualified Vietnam-era, special-disabled veteran or other veteran status
  • Physical or mental disability (as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act)
  • Age (as protected by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act)
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender identity
  • Any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law

The business activities protected by EEO include, but are not limited to: 

  • Work assignments, promotion, transfer or demotion
  • Recruitment and employment
  • Displacement, lay-off, recall or termination of employment
  • Training or educational assistance
  • Social and recreational programs
  • Benefits, wages and other forms of compensation