There shall be no discrimination because of sex, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions, race, veteran status, religion (including religious dress), color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, use of family medical leave, genetic testing, or any other basis protected by federal or state law or County Ordinance, or legitimate union activities against any worker or applicant for employment by the Union or by the County or by anyone employed by the County; and to the extent prohibited by applicable state and federal law, there shall be no discrimination against any disabled person solely because of such disability unless that disability prevents the person from adequately performing the essential duties of the position.