Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:

It is the policy of Nugget Markets/Food 4 Less to guarantee every applicant for employment and every employee the right of equal treatment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual preference, handicap, disability status, veteran status, or any other class protected by law. This policy extends to recruiting, hiring, working conditions, associate treatment, training programs, promotions, use of Nugget Markets/Food 4 Less facilities, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

In recruiting and selecting associates, it is the policy of Nugget Markets/Food 4 Less to further the principles of equal employment by seeking talented and competent persons who are suited for a specific position by reason of training, experience, character, personality, intelligence and general ability. Such action shall occur without regard to the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual preference, handicap, disability status, veteran status, or any other class protected by law.

Promotions will be based on an individual’s past performance and ability to perform additional functions and assume additional responsibilities determined by objective standards without regard to or consideration of the individual’s status. It is the policy of Nugget Markets/Food 4 Less that all personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, transfers, and social and recreation programs will be administered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual preference, handicap, disability status, veteran status, or any other protected basis. When necessary, under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act and Americans with Disabilities Act, Nugget Markets/Food 4 Less will reasonably accommodate associates and applicants with disabilities if the person is otherwise qualified to safely perform all of the essential functions of the position. Nugget Markets/Food 4 Less will also make reasonable accommodations for religious practices as required by law.