Oklahoma Diversity laws & HR compliance analysis

Oklahoma Diversity: What you need to know

The Oklahoma Anti-Discrimination Act prohibits employment practices that discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or genetic test results (OK Stat. Tit. 25 Sec. 1301 et seq.). The Act covers all public employers and private employers, employment agencies, labor unions, and contractors and subcontractors that furnish goods or services to the state government.
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Office of Civil Rights Enforcement (OCRE). The OCRE operates within the state attorney general's office to enforce the Anti-Discrimination Act. It also provides training for employers on civil rights laws. For more on the OCRE and the services it provides, go to www.ok.gov/oag/OCRE_Title_VII_Event.html.
The Office of Personnel Management’s Equal Opportunity and Workforce Diversity team provides services that support the development and continuance of a diverse state workforce. While only state agencies are eligible for training and direct help from the team, the Affirmative Action Plan Manual it provides to help agencies in the development of their equal employment opportunity/affirmative action (EEO/AA) programs and to provide uniform guidelines for the preparation of their annual written affirmative action plans is available to the public at www.ok.gov/opm/documents.
Last reviewed on 8/19/14.

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