Equal Opportunity Is the Law
It is against the law for any recipient of federal financial assistance to discriminate on the following bases:
- Against any individual in the United States, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief; and
- Against any beneficiary of programs financially assisted under Title I of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998, on the basis of the beneficiary’s citizenship/status as a lawfully admitted immigrant authorized to work in the United States, or his or her participation in any WIA Title I - financially assisted program or activity.
The recipient must not discriminate in any of the following areas:
- Deciding who will be admitted, or have access, to any WIA Title I – financially assisted program or activity;
- Providing opportunities in, or treating any person with regard to, such a program or activity OR
- Making employment decisions in the administration of, or in connection with, such a program or activity.
If you believe you have experienced discrimination, please click here for instructions on how to file a complaint.