The Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice is the primary institution within the federal government responsible for enforcing federal statutes prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, sex, disability, religion, and national origin.
Office of Federal Contract Compliance-USDOL
The purpose of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs is to enforce, for the benefit of job seekers and wage earners, the contractual promise of affirmative action and equal employment opportunity required of those who do business with the Federal government.
American Job Center Physical Disability Checklist
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 requires American Job Centers to be be physically accessible to persons with disabilities. This checklist developed by the Kansas Department of Commerce's Equal Opportunity Officer will assist AJC staff in evaluating physical accessibiilty and offer guidance in making office modifications.
Kansas Commission on Disability Concerns
KCDC works toward the vision of people with disabilities being equal citizens in society by focusing on the following objectives through partnerships, training, information, and referral at the state, regional, and local level.
United States Department of Labor Disability Non-Discrimination Law Advisor
Welcome to the Disability Nondiscrimination Law Advisor. This Advisor is designed to help employers determine which federal disability nondiscrimination laws apply to their business or organization. The Advisor also helps recipients of federal financial assistance understand their responsibilities under these laws. The Advisor will provide you with a customized list of federal disability non-discrimination laws that may apply and links to detailed information that will help you understand your requirements under these laws. Employees, job applicants, applicants or participants in programs that receive federal financial assistance, and individuals receiving services from public entities may also find this Advisor helpful to learn more about their rights under these federal disability non-discrimination laws.
WIA Section 188 Disability Checklist
The U.S. Department of Labor, Civil Rights Center (CRC), which is organizationally located within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management, has developed this "WIA Section 188 Disability Checklist" to ensure nondiscrimination and equal opportunity to persons with disabilities who access services in American Job Centers.
Access for All
A resource manual for meeting the needs of One-Stop customers with disabilities.
Guide for Making Meetings Accessible to Persons with Disabilities
The United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division has published this guide on making meetings accessible to persons with disabilities. The guide also contains contact information for ADA Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers nationwide.
DisabilityInfo.gov provides quick and easy access to comprehensive information about disability programs, services, laws and benefits.
Job Accommodation Network
JAN's mission is to facilitate the employment and retention of workers with disabilities by providing employers, employment providers, people with disabilities, their family members and other interested parties with information on job accommodations, entrepreneurship, and related subjects.
The 2008 Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments
JAN's guide to understanding the recently adopted changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act.
ODEP Survey of Employer Perspectives on the Employment of People with Disabilities
The United States Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy recently conducted an employer survey on the employment of people with disabilities. This report provides guidance on how to effectively inform employers about the benefits of hiring persons with disabilities.
Diversifying Your Workforce
A four step reference guide to recruiting, hiring and retaining employees with disabilities developed by the Office of Disability Employment Policy.
World Institute on Disability
The mission of the World Institute on Disability (WID) in communities and nations worldwide is to eliminate barriers to full social integration and increase employment, economic security and health care for persons with disabilities. WID creates innovative programs and tools; conducts research, public education, training and advocacy campaigns; and provides technical assistance.
KANSASWORKS - your best source for posting and finding jobs in the state of Kansas. Whether you're looking for that perfect job, that perfect employee or information on an industry or workforce,KANSASWORKS for you. And it works absolutely free.
The National Center on Workforce and Disability (NCWD) provides training, technical assistance, policy analysis, and information to improve access for all in the workforce development system.
CareerOnestop has tools to help job seekers, students, employers and workforce professionals. Sponsored by the United States Department of Labor.
Practical Suggestions for Recruiting Applicants with Disabilities
What to do and what not to do when recruiting employment and program applicants with disabilities.
Limited English Proficiency
LEP.gov promotes a positive and cooperative understanding of the importance of language access to federally conducted and federally assisted programs. This site also acts as a clearinghouse, providing and linking to information, tools, and technical assistance regarding limited English proficiency and language services for federal agencies, recipients of federal funds, users of federal programs and federally assisted programs, and other stakeholders.
Glossary of English/Spanish Workforce Investment Act Terms and Phrases
Need to know how to say "Dislocated Worker" in Spanish? This document is a comprehensive list of WIA related words and phrases and their Spanish translations.
Fair Employment Practices
Kansas Human Rights Commission Equal Employment Opportunity Guidelines
EEOC Guidance on Pre-Employment Inquiries Related to Persons with Disabilities
Information on Pre-Employment Inquiries Related to Persons with Disabilities
Guidelines on Fair Pre-Employment Inquiries
Getting Even: Employer Retaliation Can Be Costly
Equal Opportunity Training Resources
WIOA Training Modules- United States Department of Labor ETA
Commerce Regulatory Compliance Equal Opportunity Review Guide
National Association of State Workforce Agencies Equal Opportunity Guide
NASWA has developed a comprehensive guide for conducting USDOL WIA related equal opportunity reviews.
WIA Equal Opportunity Monitoring Guide
Required State and Federal Employment Law Posters
Kansas Department of Labor-All required State and Federal Workplace Posters
EEOC Equal Opportunity is the Law Poster with Supplements
Required WIA Equal Opportunity Posters/Notifications
These notifications must be posted or disseminated in any office providing WIA services.
Equal Opportunity is the Law-English
Equal Opportunity is the Law-Spanish
Equal Opportuntiy is the Law-Vietnamese
Equal Opportunity is the Law-Laotion
Equal Opportunity is the Law-Cambodian
Equal Opportunity Posters-Russian, Somali, Vietnamese and other languages
Civil Rights Center "Discrimination is Against the Law" Poster-Original
Civil Rights Center "Discrimination is Against the Law" Poster-Spanish
Civil Rights Center "Discrimination is Against the Law Poster-Vietnamese
Civil Rights Center "Discrimination is Against the Law" Poster LWIA I
Civil Rights Center "Discrimination is Against the Law" Poster LWIA II
Civil Rights Center "Discrimination is Against the Law" Poster LWIA III
Civil Rights Center "Discrimination is Against the Law" Poster LWIA IV
Civil Rights Center "Discrimination is Against the Law" Poster LWIA V
WIA General Complaint and Grievance Procedures
WIA General Complaint Form
WIA General Complaint Form in Spanish
Preventing Discrimination in Employment Practices
Powerpoint Presentation "EO Officer Responsibilities-USDOL"
Powerpoint Presentation "How to Conduct Equal Opportunity Monitoring"
Powerpoint Presentation "How to Effectively Communicate with Persons with Disabilities"
Guide on How to Conduct Discrimination Complaint Investigations
List of Local Area Equal Opportunity Officers
Discrimination Complaint Log
Local Workforce Investment Area Websites
Criminal Background Check Resources
The Fair Credit Reporting Act and Criminal Background Checks
Best Practice Standards-The Proper Use of Criminal Records in Hiring
Ban the Box: The National Employment Law Project
The Kansas Department of Commerce is an equal opportunity employer/program-Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.