In accordance with federal and state regulations, ABI, its subsidiaries and affiliates, do not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by ABI directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which ABI arranges to carry out its programs and activities.
It is the policy of ABI to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, or carrier status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
ABI believes that employees should be provided with a working environment which allows each employee to be productive and effective. We do not tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
We expect and require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.
If you believe that ABI has not given you services or treated you differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with ABI’s Compliance Officer by:
Mail: 41-60 Main Street, Suite 305, Flushing, NY 11355
Phone: (718) 661-3303
Fax: (888) 552-0288
You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights by:
Web: Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf
Phone: 1-800-368-1019 (TTY/TDD) 800-537-7697
Mail: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue SW., Room 509F, HHH Building Washington, DC 20201
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html