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Policy 504.00 Nepotism

It is the policy of Northwest Tech to employ and retain the best qualified people available without bias. College personnel who are employed in the same instructional department, office, or administrative unit of the college with a relative or someone they have a familiar relationship with shall not participate in recommendations or decisions such matters as appointment, retention, dismissal, salary, promotion, leave of absence, evaluation, and sabbatical leave. No person shall be assigned to a department or unit under the chain of command of a relative. This policy also applies to romantic relationships. If a candidate for employment is related to a member of the Board as defined above, the President will make this fact known to the Board before any recommendation is made to fill a vacancy.

Publication Date: January 30, 2017