Equal Opportunity Program - Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
Notice of Nondiscrimination
The City of Bremerton (City) assures that no person shall be discriminated against in City programs and activities based on their race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or the presence of any disability as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (P.L. 100.259), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, and Title II of the American with Disabilities Act.
Any person who feels they have been subject to discrimination that is protected under Title VI or other laws may file a complaint with the City by completing a Title VI Complaint Form (PDF), or contact City of Bremerton, Attention Charlotte Nelson, Human Resources Manager, 345 6th Street, Suite 100, Bremerton, WA, 98337. For more information on the City of Bremerton Title VI program, contact the City’s Title VI officer, Tom Knuckey, at 360-473-2376.
It is the policy of the City of Bremerton to offer equal employment opportunity to all individuals. The City of Bremerton will administer all actions with respect to employment practices in compliance with federal, state and local laws, and will not discriminate in any employment practice on the basis of age (40+), sex, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, marital status, military status, or the presence of any physical, mental or sensory disability.
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and national origin in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance/grants/loans.
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act protects employees and applicants from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and national origin.
The City of Bremerton does not discriminate on the basis of disability in programs and activities, which it operates pursuant to the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and ADA Amendments Act. This policy extends to both employment and admission to participation in the programs, services and activities of the City of Bremerton. Reasonable accommodation for employees or applicants for employment will be provided.
Washington State Law Against Discrimination (RCW 49.60.010)
Washington State Law Against Discrimination prohibits discrimination on the basis of a person’s race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, age (40+), disability, retaliation, sexual orientation/gender identity, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained dog guide or service animal.
Employer’s may not: (1) refuse to hire a person, (2) discharge or bar a person from a job, (3) discriminate in compensation or other terms or conditions of employment, (4) print, circulate, or use any discriminatory statement, advertisement, publication, job application form, or make any inquiry in connection with prospective employment that is discriminatory.