Executive Order 13672 all Federal Contractors are required to express the statement "Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity"*.
We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.
Religious Entities/Educational Institutions
1. Does the final Rule alter the existing religious exemption in EO 11246 in any way?
No. EO 13672 made no changes to the existing religious exemption, which was added to EO 11246 by President Bush in 2002, allowing religiously affiliated contractors (religious corporations, associations, educational institutions, or societies) to favor individuals of a particular religion when making certain employment decisions. The regulation implementing that exemption is located at 41 CFR 60-1.5 (a)(5).
.... the nondiscrimination obligation of Executive Order 11246 "shall not apply to a Government contractor or subcontractor that is a religious corporation, association, educational institution, or society, .... Such contractors and subcontractors are not exempted or excused from complying with the other requirements contained in this Order."
State requirements for "exempt" organizations:
States that DO NOT require Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity:
AL, AR, FL, GA, ID, LA, MS, NE, NC, ND, OK, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WV, WY
States that REQUIRE Sexual Orientation, but DO NOT require Gender Identity:
AK, AZ, MO, MT, NH, OH, WI
States that require BOTH Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity:
CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, HI, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, NV, NJ, NM, NY, OR, PA, RI, VT, WA
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