Iowa Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law Poster Required
The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law Poster is a labor law posters poster by the Iowa Department Of Workforce Development. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Iowa, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This mandatory poster details equal employment opportunity laws in the workplace and the prohibition of discrimination. Equal opportunity guarantees the right of all persons to apply and be considered for job opportunities on the basis of the person’s ability to do the job. While employed, you should not be treated unfairly because of any of the protected characteristics and contact the Iowa Civil Rights Commission if you feel you are a victim of discrimination.
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“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Equal Employment Opportunity is the What Does Equal Employment Opportunity Mean? It guarantees the right of all persons to apply and be considered for job opportunities on the basis of the person’s ability to do the job. While employed, you should not be treated unfairly because of any of the protected characteristics. What Does the Law Cover? Chapter 216 of the Code of Iowa , as amended, (The Iowa Civil Rights Act), prohibits discrimination in employment because of a person’s: Race Age (18 and older) Creed National Origin Color Gender Identity Sex Sexual Orientation Pregnancy Disability Religion To Whom Does the Law Apply? Persons who apply for employment with, or employees of, private employers, state and local governments, and public and private educational institutions with four or more employees. Employment agencies, labor unions, contractors, and sub-contractors, and apprenticeship programs. What Other Resources Are Available to Help with a Discrimination Problem? You may also contact the local human rights, civil rights or human relations agency in your area, or the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a federal agency. The EEOC District Office is located at: 310 West Wisconsin Ave., Suite 800 Milwaukee, WI 53203-2292 414-297-1111 EEOC enforces Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), which protects persons age 40 or older; and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). What Action Will an Agency Take? The Commission’s staff can answer questions about your rights under the Act and help you take the necessary steps to file a complaint if you decide to pursue a claim. Once a complaint is filed, the Commission will take all appropriate actions to process the complaint. There is no charge to file a complaint and you do not need an attorney to file a complaint with the Commission. What Should I Do If I Believe I’ve Been Discriminated Against? You should immediately contact: Iowa Civil Rights Commission 400 E. 14 thStreet, Grimes Building Des Moines, Iowa 50319 515-281-4121, 1-800-457-4416 515-242-5840 (FAX) http://www.state.ia.us/government/crc You may contact the Commission by telephone or mail for information, or assistance in filing a complaint. The Commission’s office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. You may leave a message at 515-281-4121 after hours for a return call. Your complaint must be filed within 300 days of the discriminatory act.
Other Iowa Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional six optional and mandatory Iowa labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF https://www.iowaworkforcedevelopment.gov/sites/search.iowaworkforcedevelopment.gov/files/documents/IA-Equal-Employment-Opportunity.pdf , updated December 2019
- Iowa Labor Law Posters at https://www.iowaworkforcedevelopment.gov/required-employer-posters
- Iowa Department Of Workforce Development
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