WIOA Nondiscrimination Plan

WIOA Sec. 188 & 29 C.F.R. Part 38

This web page provides information about the DLIR’s Nondiscrimination Plan for the implementation of the nondiscrimination and equal opportunity provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). These provisions are outlined in Section 188 of WIOA and 29 CFR Part 38 prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, transgender status, and gender identity) national origin (including Limited English Proficiency (LEP)), age, disability, or political affiliation or belief, or for the beneficiaries, applicants, and participants only, on the basis of citizenship status, or participation in a program or activity that receives financial assistance under Title I of WIOA. The DLIR is responsible for the State of Hawaii for the oversight and monitoring of all WIOA Title I financially assisted state programs through the Nondiscrimination Plan available below.

WIOA Nondiscrimination Plan

Element One – Assurances
Exhibit A – Sample – WIOA Contractors’ Assurances and Certifications Relating to Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity
Element Two – Equal Opportunity Officers
Exhibit A – Position Description of State-Level Equal Opportunity Officer (Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity Officer in the DLIR Director’s Office)
Exhibit B – Representative Sample Position Description of Local-Level Equal Opportunity Officer
Element Three – Notice and Communication
Exhibit A – “Equal Opportunity is the Law” Poster
Exhibit B – Notice and Acknowledgment Form
Exhibit C – Equal Opportunity Communication Examples
Exhibit D – Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Language Access Plan
Element Four – Data and Information Collection and Maintenance
Exhibit A – Sample Data Tables of Program Participants
Exhibit B – Complaint Log
Element Five – Affirmative Outreach
Exhibit A – Labor Force Information by Sex and Race 2021
Exhibit B – Hawaii Disability Statistics 2022
Exhibit C – DLIR Limited English Proficiency Statistics FY2022-23
Exhibit D – DLIR Language Access Plan
Exhibit E – DCAB Programs and Services Manual for Persons with Disabilities
Element Six – Governor’s Oversight Responsibility Regarding Recipients’ Recordkeeping
Element Seven – Complaint Processing Procedures
Exhibit A – State of Hawaii WIOA Equal Opportunity Complaint Procedures and Forms
Element Eight – Governor’s Oversight and Monitoring Responsibilities for State Programs
Exhibit A – Participant File Review Worksheet
Exhibit B – Adverse Impact and the 80% Rule
Exhibit C – Onsite Review – Entrance Conference Room
Exhibit D – Exit Conference Form
Exhibit E – Monitoring Report Form
Exhibit F – Monitoring Review Instrument

WIOA Nondiscrimination Plan Bulletins