DOL Issues NPRM on Section 188 Nondisrimination Provisions under WIOA

Posted by Alexandra Kielty - On January 29, 2016 (EST)

The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL's) Civil Rights Center (CRC) announces the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM)updating the Section 188 WIOA Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity Regulations (29 CFR Part 38).

Section 188 prohibits discrimination against individuals in any program or activity that receives financial assistance under Title I of the WIOA as well as by the One-Stop part ners listed in WIOA Section 121(b) that offer programs or activities through the One-Stop/American Job Center workforce development system. Section 188 prohibits discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief, and for beneficiaries, applicants, and participants only, citizenship status, or because of an individual’s participation in a program or activity that receives financial assistance under Title I of WIOA.

Comments are due by March 26, 2016

To learn more about the NPRM, please click on View Page Now or go to: www.dol.gov/oasam/programs/crc/nprm/index.htm



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