TITLE 47: HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
PART 1 STANDARD GRANT ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS
SECTION 1.160 NONDISCRIMINATION


 

Section 1.160  Nondiscrimination

 

a)         In carrying out the program, the Grantee shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, marital status, or unfavorable discharge from military service.  The Grantee shall take affirmative action to insure that applicants for employment are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, marital status, or unfavorable discharge from military service.  Such action shall include, but not be limited to, the following:  employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship.  The Grantee shall post in conspicuous places, available to employees and applicants for employment, notices to be provided by the Government setting forth the provisions of this nondiscrimination clause.  The Grantee shall state that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, marital status, or unfavorable discharge from military service.

 

b)         The Grantee shall refrain from unlawful discrimination in employment and will undertake affirmative action to assure equality of employment opportunity and eliminate the effects of past discrimination in accordance with the Illinois Human Rights Act (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1987, ch. 68, pars. 1-101 et seq.); Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 794); the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (42 U.S.C. 6106-6107); and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (24 CFR I).

 

c)         The Grantee shall cause or require to be inserted in any contract and subcontract for work, or modification thereof, all applicable Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Provisions including, but not limited to, the provisions contained in subsections (a) and (b).

 

(Source:  Added at 13 Ill. Reg. 20321, effective December 15, 1989)