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Equal opportunity is the law

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Workforce Solutions North Texas, 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 Investment Act of 1998 (WIA), 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 WIA Title I- financially assisted program or activity.

 

Workforce Solutions North Texas must not discriminate in any of the following areas:

  • deciding who will be admitted, or have access, to any WIA 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 WIA Title I-funded program or activity, you may file a complaint within 180 days from the date of the alleged violation with either of the entities below:

1)  Workforce Solutions North Texas Equal Opportunity Officer:

Patti Hamilton
Administrative Specialist
Workforce Solutions North Texas Board
901 Indiana St. Wichita Falls, TX. 76301
Phone: (940) 767-1432
Fax: (940) 322-2683

patricia.hamilton@ntxworksolutions.org

 

2)  Civil Rights Center, U. S. Department of Labor:
                    Director, Civil Rights Center (CRC), U.S. Department of Labor,
                    200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room N-4123
                    Washington, DC 20210
                    1-202-693-6515 (TTY) or 1-202-693-6500 (Voice)

 

If you file your complaint with Workforce Solutions North Texas, you must wait either until Workforce Solutions North Texas issues a written decision, or until 90 days have passed (whichever is sooner), before filing with the Civil Rights Center (CRC) (see address above).

If Workforce Solutions North Texas 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 North Texas).

If you are dissatisfied with Workforce Solutions North Texas ’s decision or resolution, you may file a complaint with the CRC. You must file your CRC complaint within 30 days after you received notice of Workforce Solutions North Texas ’s proposed resolution.

If you wish to file a complaint, please ask the Workforce Solutions North Texas Staff , or you may contact the Workforce Solutions Equal Opportunity Officer (contact information above).