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Our Mission and Responsibility

The mission of the Office of Faculty and Staff Affirmative Action at UCR is to affirm and promote the University's commitment to equal opportunity and affirmative action in employment and to ensure that UCR fully complies with federal and state regulations, and University policies.

The Office is committed to developing and implementing the campus affirmative action program in accordance with federal compliance regulations; promoting diversity through a variety of training workshops, educational programs, and collaborative initiatives; advising the campus on laws, rules, and issues affecting equal opportunity and affirmative action, and supporting the campus in its outreach and recruitment efforts.

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Compliance News and Events

OFCCP Issued a final rule implementing EO 13665, making it possible for workers and job applicants to share information about their pay and compensation without fear of discrimination. This Final Rule takes effect on January 11, 2016, and amends the existing regulations that implement EO 11246. The rule allows job applicants and employees of federal contractors and subcontractors to file a discrimination complaint with OFCCP if they believe that their employer fired or otherwise discriminated against them for discussing, inquiring about their own pay or that of others. Read the Non-discrimination Provision. (1/7/2016)

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has published a new "InfoGraphic" to assist veterans determine whether they are covered under the Vietnam Era Veteran Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA). (8/16/2015)

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recently developed an outreach and education poster to increase public awareness of OFCCP and its mission. The poster highlights the obligation of employers to treat workers fairly and without discrimination. (8/10/2015)

The U.S. Department of Labor's final rule prohibiting discrimination on the bases of sexual orientation and gender identity in the federal contracting workforce became effective on April 8, 2015. The rule implements President Obama's Executive Order on LGBT Workplace Discrimination which amended section 202 and section 203 of Executive Order 11246, by substituting the phrase "sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin" for "sex or national origin."(4/8/2015)

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Riverside, CA 92521
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Office of Faculty & Staff Affirmative Action
1201 University Ave., Suite 208
Riverside, CA 92507


Tel: (951) 827-5604
Fax: (951) 827-5308
E-mail: affirmativeaction@ucr.edu

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