Executive order 2016-04: Equal employment opportunity


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WHEREAS, this Administration is committed to strengthening and developing equal employment opportunity programs in the Commonwealth. NOW, THEREFORE, I, Tom Wolf, Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania do hereby order and direct as follows: 1. Prohibition of Discrimination and Affirmation of Equal Employment Opportunity. a. No agency under the Governor’s jurisdiction shall discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, or disability. b. Each agency under the Governor’s jurisdiction shall ensure fair and equal employment opportunities exist at every level of government…

  • Department of Workforce Development
  • Employer Engagement
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