“EQUAL OPPORTUNITY (E.O.) IS THE LAW Notices”
“EQUAL OPPORTUNITY (E.O.) IS THE LAW”
The Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County, as a recipient of Federal financial assistance, is prohibited from discriminating 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 funded under Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), on the basis of the beneficiary’s citizenship/status as a lawfully admitted immigrant authorized to work in the United States, or his/her participation in any WIOA Title I- financially assisted program or activity.
Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County must not discriminate in any of the following areas:
deciding who will be admitted, or have access, to any WIOA Title I-funded 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 think that you have been subjected to discrimination under a WIOA Title I-funded program or activity, you may file a complaint within 180 days from the date of the alleged violation with either the Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County, Equal Opportunity Officer:
Senior Director/EO Officer and 504 Coordinator
Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County
1320 S. University Dr. Suite 600
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Relay Texas: 1-800-735-2988 (Voice); 1-800-735-2989 (TTY)
Or you may file a complaint directly with the:
Director, Civil Rights Center (CRC), U.S. Department of Labor,
200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room N-4123
Washington, DC 20210
Telephone Numbers: 1-866-487-2365 (Voice); 1-866-889-5627 (TTY)
If you file your complaint with Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County, you must wait either until Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County issues a written decision, or until 90 days have passed (whichever is sooner), before filing with the Civil Rights Center (see address above).
If Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County does not give you a written decision within 90 days of the day on which you filed your complaint, you do not have to wait for a decision to be issued before filing a complaint with CRC. However, you must file your CRC complaint within 30 days of the 90-day deadline (in other words, within 120 days after the day on which you filed your complaint with Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County.
If you are dissatisfied with Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County decision or resolution, you may fi le a complaint with CRC. You must fi le your CRC complaint within 30 days after you received notice of Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County proposed resolution.
If you wish to file a complaint, please ask the Workforce Solutions Center staff, or you may contact the Workforce Solutions Equal Opportunity Officer (See contact information above).
Voluntary Disclosure for Specialized Services for People with Disabilities
The Americans with Disabilities Act and Texas Commission on Human Rights Act place limits on inquires regarding whether or not an individual has a disability and to the nature and extent of such a disability. Despite said inquiry limitations, various federal and state programs are specifically tailored to grant benefits and services to individuals based on their disability status, both veteran and non-veteran. Should you wish to have your eligibility for such services considered, please inform a Workforce Solutions Center Representative regarding any relevant disability information. This information will only be considered in relation to program qualification determinations as described above.
The Workforce Solutions Center has staff specifically trained to serve veterans and clients with disabilities should you wish to receive these specialized services.
Auxiliary Aids and Services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
Equal Opportunity Employer/ Program.
Deaf, hard-of-hearing or speech impaired customers may contact Relay Texas: 711 (Voice) or 1-800-735-2989 (TTY/TDD).