Northern Valley Indian Health provides preference in filling vacancies to qualified Native American applicants pursuant to the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 USCS § 5307(b); 25 USCS § 5304). In other than the preceding, NVIH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in accordance with applicable federal laws. In addition, NVIH prohibits discrimination on the basis of creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or presence of a physical, mental, or sensory disability, in accordance with applicable laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Nothing herein shall be construed as a waiver of sovereign immunity of NVIH.