WorkForce West Virginia is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all state and federal nondiscrimination laws in the administration of its programs and in all aspects of employment. The agency makes a continual good faith effort to make all decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, firing, promotions, demotions, discipline, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or any other factor which cannot be lawfully used as a basis for employment decisions.
Section 188 of WIOA (29 CFR Part 38) prohibits discrimination against individuals who apply to, participate in, work for, or come into contact with programs/activities of the workforce development system, including partners that are part of the American Job Center (AJC) delivery system. Section 188 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or political affiliation or belief, among other bases. WIOA also requires that AJC’s be fully accessible, both physically and programmatically, offering accommodations as needed and incorporating Universal Design wherever possible. Please find the Equal Opportunity Policy Statement and related Discrimination Complaint Form. This information will guide individuals through the instituted process for all WIOA Title I related discrimination complaints.
Resources and Related Links
- West Virginia Human Rights Commission
- Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
- US Department of Labor — Civil Rights Center
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Homepage
- ADA National Network Homepage
- Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
- Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology (PEAT)
- US Department of Labor — Disability Nondiscrimination Law Advisor