The Metro DC - Virginia State Referee Committee (SRC) is committed to maintaining a work environment that is free from all forms of discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of any legally protected status. Accordingly, the SRC does not permit any form of harassment, unlawful discrimination or intimidation against its employees by anyone, including managers, supervisors, co-workers, executives, directors, officers, other employees, vendors, clients, customers or third parties based upon protected status. Protected status includes race, color, age, religion, marital status, sex, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, veteran's status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, protected activity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Policy also prohibits harassment on the basis of the protected status of an individual's relatives, friends or associates.
This policy applies to all members of the State Referee Committee, the area staffs, and all instructors, assessors, and assignors when they are carrying activities on behalf of the State Referee Program. Any violation of this Policy by an individual as defined above may subject the individual to disciplinary action.
In addition, the State Referee Committee is committed to ensuring that soccer games are free from all forms of discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of any legally protected status. Accordingly, the SRC strongly encourages referees not permit any form of harassment, unlawful discrimination or intimidation against players, coaches, and team personnel by other players, coaches, team personnel, and spectators.