Mission Statement

Bergen Community College requires its faculty and staff to comply with all applicable federal, state, and/or local laws and the related policies and procedures.  Any intentional violation of such laws, policies or procedures will result in corrective action(s).  Corrective action steps may vary depending on the circumstances and the severity of the violation and can range from a verbal warning up to and including termination of employment. Bergen Community College also requires the prompt reporting of situations in which individuals suspect the violations of such laws, policies and procedures may have occurred.

Questions and concerns regarding the following topics/laws should be directed to the Department of Human Resources at 201-447-7442 or HumanResourcesGroup@Bergen.edu.


  • Affordable Care Act
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Americans With Disabilities Act and its Amendments (ADAAA)
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Training
  • Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Conscientious Employee Protection Act “Whistleblower Act” (CEPA)
  • Drug-Free Workplace Act
  • Employee Code of Conduct
  • Employer Obligation to Maintain and Report Records
  • Equal Opportunity
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Family Medical Leave Act
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • I-9 Form
  • Illegal Immigration Form and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRIRA)
  • Immigration Act of 1990
  • Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)
  • Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
  • Institutional Code of Ethics
  • National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
  • New Jersey Earned Sick Leave Law
  • New Jersey Family Leave Act
  • New Jersey Family Leave Insurance
  • New Jersey Law Against Discrimination
  • New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act (NJ SAFE Act)
  • New Jersey Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act)
  • The Right to be Free of Gender Inequality or Bias in Pay, Compensation, Benefits or Other Terms and Conditions of Employment
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Title VII of The Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII)
  • Title IX
  • Violence Against Women Act 1994 (VAWA)