Section 1557 ACA

Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Requirements and Nondiscrimination Statement: Discrimination is Against the Law

 

NEIU 19 complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. NEIU 19 does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

 

NEIU 19:

Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:

  • Qualified sign language interpreters
  • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)

 

Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:

  • Qualified interpreters
  • Information written in other languages

 

If you need these services, contact NEIU 19, Human Resources at 570-876-9238.

 

If you believe that NEIU 19 has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with:

 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone at:

 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 509F, HHH Building

Washington, D.C. 20201

1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)

 

Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.