EEO STATEMENT

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Susquehanna Community Bank provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Bank does not discriminate against applicants and employees from inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees. Susquehanna Community Bank complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the bank has offices. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Susquehanna Community Bank expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing his/her compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees, or any other characteristics protected by law. Improper interference with the ability of the Bank employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

We encourage you to view the notice, “EEO is the Law” and the “EEO is the Law” Supplement.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT

Susquehanna Community Bank will proactively recruit, hire, train, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to ensure that all individuals have equal opportunities in employment.

• Executive Order 11246 prohibits discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, and gender identity by federal contractors. In addition, federal contractors are required to engage in affirmative action to employ and advance minorities and women in the workforce.
• Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) prohibits discrimination based on veteran status. In addition, federal contractors are required to engage in affirmative action to employ and advance protected veterans.
• Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits discrimination based on individuals with disabilities. In addition, federal contractors are required to engage in affirmative action to employ and advance individuals with disabilities.

The Bank bases all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, at all levels of employment.

Employees of, and applicants to, Susquehanna Community Bank will not be subject to harassment, intimidation, threats, coercion, or discrimination because they have engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisting in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights related to any Federal, State, or local law regarding Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).

Susquehanna Community Bank has developed a written Affirmative Action Plan which sets forth the practices and action plans which the Bank is committed to applying in order to ensure that its policy of non-discrimination and affirmative action for qualified individuals is accomplished.