The Office of Job Training Programs, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Missouri Relay 711 WIOA prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, sex stereotyping, transgender status, and gender identity), national origin (including limited English proficiency), age, disability, or political affiliation or belief, or, against any beneficiary of, applicant to, or participant in programs financially assisted under Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, on the basis of the individual's citizenship status or participation in any WIOA Title I-financially assisted program or activity. It is against the law for this 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 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 or her participation in any WIOA Title I - financially assisted program or activity.
The recipients must not discriminate in any of the following areas:
- Deciding who will be admitted, or have access, to any WIOA 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.
What to Do If You Believe You Have Experienced Discrimination: If you think you have been subjected to discrimination under a WIOA Title I - financially assisted program or activity, you must file a complaint within 180 days from the date of the alleged violation with either: Jefferson/Franklin Region WDB EO Officer: Leanna Eckhoff 3675 West Outer Rd., Suite 201 Arnold, MO 63010 (636) 524-8593 email@example.com Or Danielle Smith, State OWD EO Officer firstname.lastname@example.org Or The Director, Civil Rights Center (CRC) U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution Ave., NW, Room N-4123 Washington, DC 20210 Voice: (202) 693-6502, TTY: (202) 693-6515, Fax: (202) 693-6505 You may download the Discrimination Complaint Information form DWD-101 [Spanish version, form DWD-101-S], to complete it and either present it to a local Missouri Job Center, one of its affiliates or mail it directly to the local or State EO Officer listed above. If you file a complaint at the State or local workforce area, you must wait either until the recipient issues a written Notice of Final Action, or until 90 days have passed (whichever is sooner) before filing with the CRC at the above address. If the State or local workforce area does not send a written Notice of Final Action within 90 days of the day on which the complaint was filed, you do not have to wait for the recipient to issue that Notice 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 original complaint with the recipient). If you receive a written Notice of Final Action on your complaint, but you are dissatisfied with the decision or resolution, you may file a complaint with CRC. You must file your CRC complaint within 30 days of the date you received the Notice of Final Action.
Complaint and Grievance Form - English
Complaint and Grievance Form - SPANISH
Limited English Proficiency Information
United States Department of Labor
United States Equal Opportunity Employment Commission
Missouri Department of Labor - Human Rights Information