Equal Opportunity Is the Law
It is against Federal and/or State law for this recipient of State financial assistance to discriminate on the following basis:
- Against any individual in the United States, on the basis of age, gender, disability, ethnicity, national origin, religion, genetics, retaliation sexual orientation, pregnancy, compensation level, marital status, changes in marital status, or parenthood; and
- Against any beneficiary on the basis of the beneficiary's citizenship/status as a lawfully admitted immigrant authorized to work in the United States, or his or her participation in any State financially assistance program or activity.
The recipient must not discriminate in any of the following areas:
- Deciding who will be admitted, or have access to any State financial assisted program or activity;
- Providing opportunities in, or treating any person with regard to such a program, or activity;
- Making employment decisions in the administration of, or in connection with, such a program or activity.
What to Do If You Believe You Have Experienced Discrimination
If you think that you have been subjected to discrimination under a state financially assisted program or activity, you may file a complaint within 180 days from the date of the alleged violation with:
- Michelle Zenger, c/o Department of Labor Commissioner's Office at P.O. Box 111149, Juneau, Alaska 99811-1149, or at telephone (907) 465-4531, or e-mail to Michelle.Zenger@alaska.gov