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The University of Oklahoma
Institutional Equity Office
THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

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The Affirmative Action Plans are updated annually. That document includes the following:

 

  • Affirmative Action Plan under Executive Order 11246
  • Affirmative Action Plan under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Affirmative Action Plan under the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, 38 U.S.C. 4212

 


Summary of Laws relevant to the Affirmative Action Plans
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Executive Order 11246, as amended: "The contractor will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The contractor will take affirmative action to insure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin."


Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: "The contractor will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of physical or mental disability in regard to any position for which the employee or applicant for employment is qualified. The contractor agrees to take affirmative action to employ, advance in employment and otherwise treat qualified individuals without discrimination based upon their physical or mental disability in all employment practices."


Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, 38 U.S.C. 4212: "The contractor will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because he or she is a special disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era, recently separated veteran, or other protected veteran in regard to any position for which the employee or applicant for employment is qualified. The contractor agrees to take affirmative action to employ, advance in employment and otherwise treat qualified individuals without discrimination based on their status as a special disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era, recently separated veteran, or other protected veteran in all employment practices."


The University's Affirmative Action Plans are available for inspection in the Equal Opportunity Office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on any working day.