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DRAKE RELAYS RESULTS


Washington) 1:22.66; 2, Arizona 1:23.94; 3, Eastern Illinois 1:23.95 ...
Javelin: 1, Kara Winger, Asics, 193-9; 2, Freya Jones, Georgia, 168-0; 3, Sierra Rosenau, North Dakota State, 163-2; 4, Daliadiz Ortiz, Tulane, 161-9; 5, Sarah Firestone, Nebraska ...

Unlicensed contractors come with risks and costs


SIERRA VISTA — The local investigator for the Arizona Registrar ...
which is tasked with tracking down unlicensed workers in Southeast Arizona. “I see unlicensed workers scamming people, telling them it’s costing more than they expected and that ...

SPV students shine in YES Fair


SIERRA VISTA —Two southeast Arizona high school students, Noah Bell and St. David High School’s Emma Judd are advancing to compete in the 2015 International Science and Engineering Fair as a result of their being named grand prize winners in the 9 ...

Rita Ranch shopping center breaks ground


A 17-acre parcel just south of Rita Ranch is beginning to take shape as a shopping and dining hub for the southeast side bedroom community ...
foot retail building at 1255 E. Fry Blvd. in Sierra Vista from The Pep Boys Manny Moe & Jack of California ...

Four Friends On An 800-Mile Trek Hit Pine Just Before Trails Day


“We’ve been mostly to ourselves.” The foursome set out on the hike March 4 at the Mexican border southeast of Sierra Vista and hope to arrive in mid-May at the Arizona Trail north trailhead near the Utah border on the Kaibab plateau. The group ...

High water closes SR 92 south of Sierra Vista


The action comes in the wake of Wednesday's flash flood warning sparked by the remnants of Hurricane Odile as it pushed through southeast Arizona, the Cochise County Sheriff's Office said. The 11-mile closure begins about five miles south of Sierra Vista ...

Limited Boil-Water Notice Issued for Southeast Sierra Vista Neighborhood


Cochise Health and Social Services was notified today by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality that certain East Slope Water Company customers should boil their water until further notice. Routine monthly water tests confirmed on August 7 the ...

Sierra Vista neighborhood is told to boil water


SIERRA VISTA, AZ - Residents in a southeast Sierra Vista neighborhood have been told to boil their water until further notice. Cochise Health and Social Services was notified Friday by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality about a problem with ...

Sierra Vista Southeast, Arizona Vacation Rentals


Sierra Vista Southeast, Arizona offers great vacation house rental and home rental-by-owner deals for the knowledgeable traveler. No matter what budget or level of comfort you seek in your holiday to Sierra Vista Southeast, AZ, there's surely a great local ...

Southeast Arizona Medical Center’s future in Douglas


Southeast Arizona Medical Center has helped generations of area residents ...
The SAMC’s governing board, and their Executive staff along with Sierra Vista Regional Health Center’s board and Executive staff are currently working on two fundamental ...

Central Valley (California)


California's Central Valley is a large, flat valley that dominates the geographical center of the U.S. state of California. It is 40 to 60 miles (60 to 100 km) wide and stretches approximately 450 mi…

Blue Goose ~ Day 307


March 30, 2015 ~ Lordsburg, NM to Sierra Vista, AZ Surprise...
I forgot to get gas until we were 15 miles down the road. So with a little help from our friends the smart phones, we figured we could pr…

Southwestern United States


The Southwestern United States (also known as the American Southwest or simply the Southwest) is a region of the United States defined in different ways by different sources. Broad definitions include…

6 Birding Hotspots in SE Arizona


Northern Cardinal For spring break, we traveled to the birding mecca of SE Arizona.  There are many, many places to bird in that part of the country in the spring to view migrating birds, but here ar…

U. S. SCENIC HIGHWAY 395: MONO LAKE (PART 3)


Mono Lake is an impressive body of water.  I first discovered this great destination almost 20 years ago on a trip with my dad.  We had driven to Bishop, California, to see the fall colors and took a …

University of Arizona


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Navy sets up huge $5.3B/annum SeaPort-E IDIQ contracts for 464 firms


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AZMEX UPDATE 27-3-15


AZMEX UPDATE 27 MAR 2015 Note: Sanctuary in the U.S.? CBP: Prison escapee caught at Nogales border station Posted: Mar 24, 2015 3:50 PM MST Updated: Mar 24, 2015 3:50 PM MST By Jackie Kent…

Telemedicine Helps Revive Rural Arizona Hospital


Telemedicine helps revive rural Arizona hospital Written by Elizabeth Earl | March 30, 2015 The installation of telemedicine technology at Cochise Regional Hospital in Douglas, Ariz., has a…




SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR SIERRA VISTA SOUTHEAST

Victms of discrimination in SIERRA VISTA SOUTHEAST ARIZONA

The EEOC enforces the prohibitions against employment discrimination in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Sections 501 and 505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Titles I and V of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Title II of the Genetic Information Non-discrimination Act (GINA), and the Civil Rights Act of 1991. These laws prohibit discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, and genetic information, as well as reprisal for protected activity. The Commission´s interpretations of these statutes apply to its adjudication and enforcement in federal sector as well as private sector and state and local government employment.

The EEOC has held that discrimination against an inpidual because that person is transgender (also known as gender identity discrimination) is discrimination because of sex and therefore is covered under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. See Macy v. Department of Justice, EEOC Appeal No. 0120120821 (April 20, 2012), http://www.eeoc.gov/decisions/0120120821%20Macy%20v%20DOJ%20ATF.txt. The Commission has also found that claims by lesbian, gay, and bisexual inpiduals alleging sex-stereotyping state a sex discrimination claim under Title VII. See Veretto v. U.S. Postal Service, EEOC Appeal No. 0120110873 (July 1, 2011), http://www.eeoc.gov/decisions/0120110873.txt; Castello v. U.S. Postal Service, EEOC Request No. 0520110649 (Dec. 20, 2011), http://www.eeoc.gov/decisions/0520110649.txt.

While discrimination based on an inpidual´s status as a parent (prohibited under Executive Order 13152) is not a covered basis under the laws enforced by the EEOC, there are circumstances where discrimination against caregivers may give rise to sex discrimination under Title VII or disability discrimination under the ADA. See Enforcement Guidance: Unlawful Disparate Treatment of Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities, www.eeoc.gov/policy/docs/caregiving.html.

Federal government employees may file claims of discrimination under the Part 1614 EEO process on any of the bases covered under the laws EEOC enforces, and/or may also utilize additional complaint procedures described below.

Civil Service Reform Act

The Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 (CSRA), as amended, also protects federal government applicants and employees from discrimination in personnel actions (see "Prohibited Personnel Practices" http://www.opm.gov/ovrsight/proidx.asp) based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, or on conduct which does not adversely affect the performance of the applicant or employee -- which can include sexual orientation or transgender (gender identity) status. The Office of Special Counsel (OSC), www.osc.gov, and the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), www.mspb.gov, enforce the prohibitions against federal employment discrimination codified in the CSRA. For more information, see OPM´s Addressing Sexual Orientation Discrimination in Federal Civilian Employment at www.opm.gov/er/address2/guide01.htm, OPM´s Guidance Regarding the Employment of Transgender Inpiduals in the Federal Workplace at www.opm.gov/persity/Transgender/Guidance.asp, and OSC´s Prohibited Personnel Practices and How to File a Complaint at http://www.osc.gov/ppp.htm.

Executive Orders

Additionally, federal agencies retain procedures for making complaints of discrimination on any bases prohibited by Executive Orders reviewed below. For example, some lesbian, gay, and bisexual employees may file complaints under both the agency´s Executive Order complaint process (for sexual orientation discrimination) and 1614 process (for sex discrimination), as these are separate processes.

Executive Order 11478, section 1 (as amended by Executive Orders 13087 and 13152) provides:

It is the policy of the government of the United States to provide equal opportunity in federal employment for all persons, to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, age, sexual orientation or status as a parent, and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a continuing affirmative program in each executive department and agency. This policy of equal opportunity applies to and must be an integral part of every aspect of personnel policy and practice in the employment, development, advancement, and treatment of civilian employees of the federal government, to the extent permitted by law.

Executive Order 13152 states that "status as a parent" refers to the status of an inpidual who, with respect to an inpidual who is under the age of 18 or who is 18 or older but is incapable of self-care because of a physical or mental disability, is: a biological parent, an adoptive parent, a foster parent, a stepparent, a custodian of a legal ward, in loco parentis over such inpidual, or actively seeking legal custody or adoption of such an inpidual. The Executive Order authorized OPM to develop guidance on the provisions of the Order.

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There are more opportunities than ever for those receiving benefits from Social Security Disability Insurance [Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)] and SSI [Supplemental Security Income (SSI)] to learn job skills and find permanent employment in SIERRA VISTA SOUTHEAST ARIZONA.

If you are looking for work, or are new to the workforce, familiarize yourself with the Americans with Disabilities Act [Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)] of 1990 , a federal civil rights law designed to prevent discrimination and enable people with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of society.

A fundamental principle of the ADA is that people with disabilities who want to work and are qualified to do so should have equal employment opportunities.

This booklet answers questions you may have about your employment rights under the ADA.

How do I know if I am protected by the ADA?

To be protected, you must be a qualified individual with a disability. This means you must have a disability as defined by the ADA. Under the ADA, you have a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity such as hearing, seeing, speaking, thinking, walking, breathing, or performing manual tasks. You must also be able to perform the job for which you want to be hired, or for which you have been hired, with or without reasonable accommodation.

What are my rights under the ADA?

The ADA protects you from discrimination in all employment practices, including: job application procedures, hiring, firing, training, pay, promotions, benefits and licenses. You are also right not to be harassed because of your disability and your employer can not fire or discipline you for asserting your rights under the ADA. More importantly, you have the right to request reasonable for the hiring process and employment functional adaptations.

What is a "reasonable accommodation"?

A reasonable accommodation is any modification or adjustment to a job, work environment or how they usually do things that would allow you to apply for a job, work, or enjoy equal access to the benefits available to others in the workplace. There are many things that can help people with disabilities work successfully. Some of the most common types of accommodations are:

  • physical changes, such as installing a ramp or modifying the workspace or services;
  • sign language interpreters for the deaf or blind readers;
  • provide a quiet space or other changes to reduce noise distractions for someone with mental disabilities;
  • training and written materials in accessible formats such as Braille or audio cassette or computer discs;
  • TTY for deaf can use the telephone, and computer hardware and software to facilitate computer access for people with visual impairments or who have difficulty using their hands; and
  • licenses disability who needs treatment.

    What should I do if I think I need a reasonable accommodation?

    If you think you need a reasonable accommodation for the job application process or at work, you must apply. You may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the job application, or any time before or after starting work. How do I request a reasonable accommodation? Just let your employer who needs an adjustment or change because of their disability. Needless to complete special forms or use technical language to do so. For example, if you use a wheelchair and it does not fit under your desk, you should talk to your supervisor. This is a request for a reasonable accommodation. A doctor´s note requesting disability leave or saying that you can work with certain restrictions is also a request for reasonable accommodation. What happens after making a request for a reasonable accommodation? Once you have made the request for reasonable accommodation, the employer must discuss the options available to you. If you have a disability that is not obvious, the employer may require documentation that demonstrates and explains why you need a reasonable accommodation. You and your employer must work together to determine an appropriate accommodation.

    For more information on labor support, contact the Social Security Administration [Social Security Administration] to:

    1-800-772-1213 (voice)

    1-800-325-0778 (TTY) www.ssa.gov/work [2]




  • There are more opportunities than ever for those receiving benefits from Social Security Disability Insurance [Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)] and SSI [Supplemental Security Income (SSI)] to learn job skills and find permanent employment in SIERRA VISTA SOUTHEAST ARIZONA.

    If you are looking for work, or are new to the workforce, familiarize yourself with the Americans with Disabilities Act [Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)] of 1990 , a federal civil rights law designed to prevent discrimination and enable people with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of society.

    A fundamental principle of the ADA is that people with disabilities who want to work and are qualified to do so should have equal employment opportunities.

    This booklet answers questions you may have about your employment rights under the ADA.

    How do I know if I am protected by the ADA?

    To be protected, you must be a qualified individual with a disability. This means you must have a disability as defined by the ADA. Under the ADA, you have a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity such as hearing, seeing, speaking, thinking, walking, breathing, or performing manual tasks. You must also be able to perform the job for which you want to be hired, or for which you have been hired, with or without reasonable accommodation.

    What are my rights under the ADA?

    The ADA protects you from discrimination in all employment practices, including: job application procedures, hiring, firing, training, pay, promotions, benefits and licenses. You are also right not to be harassed because of your disability and your employer can not fire or discipline you for asserting your rights under the ADA. More importantly, you have the right to request reasonable for the hiring process and employment functional adaptations.

    What is a "reasonable accommodation"?

    A reasonable accommodation is any modification or adjustment to a job, work environment or how they usually do things that would allow you to apply for a job, work, or enjoy equal access to the benefits available to others in the workplace. There are many things that can help people with disabilities work successfully. Some of the most common types of accommodations are:

  • physical changes, such as installing a ramp or modifying the workspace or services;
  • sign language interpreters for the deaf or blind readers;
  • provide a quiet space or other changes to reduce noise distractions for someone with mental disabilities;
  • training and written materials in accessible formats such as Braille or audio cassette or computer discs;
  • TTY for deaf can use the telephone, and computer hardware and software to facilitate computer access for people with visual impairments or who have difficulty using their hands; and
  • licenses disability who needs treatment.

    What should I do if I think I need a reasonable accommodation?

    If you think you need a reasonable accommodation for the job application process or at work, you must apply. You may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the job application, or any time before or after starting work. How do I request a reasonable accommodation? Just let your employer who needs an adjustment or change because of their disability. Needless to complete special forms or use technical language to do so. For example, if you use a wheelchair and it does not fit under your desk, you should talk to your supervisor. This is a request for a reasonable accommodation. A doctor´s note requesting disability leave or saying that you can work with certain restrictions is also a request for reasonable accommodation. What happens after making a request for a reasonable accommodation? Once you have made the request for reasonable accommodation, the employer must discuss the options available to you. If you have a disability that is not obvious, the employer may require documentation that demonstrates and explains why you need a reasonable accommodation. You and your employer must work together to determine an appropriate accommodation.

    For more information on labor support, contact the Social Security Administration [Social Security Administration] to:

    1-800-772-1213 (voice)

    1-800-325-0778 (TTY) www.ssa.gov/work [2]










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