EEO Policy Statement

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
POLICY STATEMENT

The West Virginia Department of Transportation is fully committed to the policy of the United States and West Virginia State Governments, to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons in accordance with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title I of the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the West Virginia Human Rights Act, State of West Virginia Executive Order No. 6-90, and Division of Personnel Interpretive Bulletin DOP_B6.  These acts and orders collectively prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability and political affiliation.  The Department of Transportation will not discriminate against any employee or prospective employee because of any of the foregoing factors.

The Department of Transportation will insure that all personnel actions relating to employment, compensation, transfers, promotion, training, educational opportunities and terminations will be made in a nondiscriminatory manner.  Discrimination or harassment of any type will not be tolerated.

Suggestions or concerns regarding the Department’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policies should be directed to your local EEO Counselor or the Equal Employment Opportunity Division at 558-3931.

All levels of management are charged with the responsibility of achieving compliance with this policy. Appropriate corrective action will be taken for noncompliance.

An employee who files a discrimination complaint will receive a prompt and timely response.  Reprisal against employees complaining of discrimination or harassment will not be tolerated.

I am personally committed to the achievement of the objectives described above and I expect all employees in the Department to support this commitment.

Paul A. Mattox, Jr.

Secretary/Highways Commissioner

  

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