To ensure that contractors adhere to a policy of equal employment and demonstrate an affirmative effort to promote the employment of individuals with disabilities, minorities, and women as specified by local laws.
All contractors who intend to bid on City contracts exceeding $10,000 must have on file with the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action requests form and abide by the City of Tucson Human Relations Ordinance Chapter 17, Under the City's Human Relations Ordinance:
It is unlawful to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, familial status, and/or marital status.
Firms that do business with the City must post a City of Tucson Notice of Non-Discrimination, and the City of Tucson Procurement Code - Chapter 28 §28-137 through §28-144.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Under the provisions governing equal employment opportunity/affirmative action by city contractors Program Advantages Businesses/firms are eligible to bid competitively on construction, goods and services, and professional services contracts.
These reports must be completed accurately and must be on file with the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs prior to bid opening, proposal submission, response to a request for quotation, response to a request for qualification on the date set forth as part of any other request-response initiated by the City.
Questions may be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs.
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