Here you will find policies, laws, regulations and relevant agencies related to faculty diversity are listed here organized by their jurisdictional authority level: UCLA, UCOP, State of California, and U.S. Federal Government.
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UCLA ACADEMIC PERSONNEL OFFICE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT (UCOP)
Policies on Affirmative Action
Policy on Future Admissions, Employment, and Contracting – Resolution Rescinding SP-1 and SP-2 was approved May 16, 2001.
CALIFORNIA STATE AGENCIES: LAWS AND REGULATIONS
Proposition 209 was passed by California voters November 5, 1996, and incorporated into the California Constitution as Article 1, Section 31.
California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) enforces state laws prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of sex, race/color, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, and genetic information.
DFEH: Complaint of Employment Discrimination explains how to file a complaint of employment discrimination
FEDERAL AGENCIES: LAWS AND REGULATIONS
U.S. Department of Labor
Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, governs affirmative action by federal contractors for people with disabilities.
Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended,
governs affirmative action by federal contractors for covered veterans.
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) enforces affirmative action regulations for federal contractors.
OFCCP: “Final Rule” (11/13/00) revises affirmative action regulations.
OFCCP: Complaint of Discrimination explains how to file a complaint of discrimination by federal contractors or subcontractors.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 defines disability and requires reasonable accommodation in employment, public life (including transportation), and government.
U.S. Census Bureau provides data about the people and economy of the U.S.
Standards for maintaining, collecting, and presenting federal data on race and ethnicity (PDF) presents new census categories
Minority Links provides latest data on racial and ethnic populations in the U.S.
U.S. Department of Education
Department of Education aims to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence for all Americans.
Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces the federal requirements for educational institutions.
OCR Reading Room provides documents on Title VI, Title IX, disability discrimination/Section 504/ADA, OCR policy, public statements and testimony, and educational research.
Non-Discrimination in Employment Practices in Education summarizes the employment requirements of civil rights regulations administered by the Department of Education.
Title IX and Sex Discrimination discusses sex discrimination in educational institutions.
OCR: Discrimination Complaint explains how to file a complaint. (Complaints of employment discrimination in educational institutions generally are referred to the EEOC.)
U.S. Department of Justice
Education and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 discusses Title VI, which prohibits race, color, and national origin discrimination in educational institutions.
See also ADA (Department of Justice) provides information and technical assistance on the ADA.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION (EEOC)
EEOC enforces federal nondiscrimination laws.
Equal Pay Act of 1963 requires equal pay for substantially equal work.
Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sex, race/ethnicity, religion, and national origin.
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of age.
EEOC: Laws & Guidance explains federal laws prohibiting discrimination.
EEOC: Filing a Charge explains how to file a federal complaint of employment discrimination with the EEOC.
Executive Order 11246, as amended, governs affirmative action by federal contractors for women and minorities.