5/6/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
Though we are living through unprecedented times, employment non-discrimination laws still apply. OSHA has recommended safe work place standards in response to COVID-19, including guidance on social distancing and Personal Protective Equipment use. It is more important than ever to follo...
Receives and investigates complaints of discrimination due to race, color, sex, national origin, disabilities, religion, age, familial or marital status, ancestry, and retaliation.
Investigates equal employment, fair housing, and public accommodations complaints, and if the evidence supports a cause finding, addresses remedies for the si...
Helpline for working women who are experiencing problems in the workplace. Information is available on sexual harassment, workplace assault, age, race, pregnancy, sex and religious discrimination, family medical leave, and other workplace problems.
04/13/2020 - COVID-19 Changes:
Working on securing space for shelters to quarantine individuals who may be showing signs or symptoms and/or positive for virus. Able to mobilize a temporary shelter within 8 hours of notification. Using guidelines from Health Department for mobilization of temporary shelter.
Protection of individuals with disabilities when their civil and human rights are denied, especially those who are most vulnerable or who learn, live, or work in isolated, segregated, or congregated settings.
Legal advocacy, investigation, and representation to eligible persons whose disability related cases meet priorities set by our Bo...
IOWA COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF AFRICAN AMERICANS' works to promote and improve the quality of life for African-American Iowans through studying the changing needs and recommending programs, services, policies, legislation, and actions to the Governor and General Assembly that cultivate and progress the Status of African-Americans.
OFFICE OF NATIVE AMERICAN AFFAIRS exists to serve as a liaison to federal, state, and local government and private organizations on behalf of tribes consisting of Native American tribes in the state. Executive Officer works with Governor appointed Commissioners from various tribes.
The Human Rights Commission is responsible for enforcing the City's Human Rights Ordinance which prohibits discrimination in the areas of employment, education, housing, public accommodations and credit. Enforcement duties include investigating discrimination complaints and determining the merits or the allegations. If discrimination has been found...
|NAACP - Sioux City advocates for civil rights in the Sioux City community, conducts voter mobilization, |
partners with local businesses, mentors youth of color, and monitors equal opportunity in the public
and private sectors.