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Equal Opportunity Compliance
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The Mid America Workforce Investment Board, in partnership with the Chief Elected Officials for Local Workforce Investment Area (LWIA) 24,  comprised of Clinton, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair and Washington Counties has modified its Methods of Administration (MOA).  The modified MOA will be available for public review and comment Monday through Friday at the location listed below during business hours from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  

St. Clair County Intergovernmental Grants Department
Workforce Development Group
19 Public Square, Suite 200
Belleville, IL 62220
(618) 277-6790, ext. 3266 or ext. 3200
Title I and Title II of the American With Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance Information> LWIA 24 Equal Opportunity Officer Information
Title I Information
As a recipient of funds under Title 1 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA), Local Workforce Investment Area  24 (LWIA 24) must comply with Section 188 of WIOA, which prohibits discrimination against all individuals in the United States on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation or belief as well as against beneficiaries on the basis of either citizenship/status as a lawfully admitted immigrant authorized to work in participation in any WIOA Title 1-financially assisted program or activity. These nondiscrimination mandates apply to all LWIA 24 offices, their satellites offices and affiliates, Workforce Investment Board members, and any other contractor or entity with which LWIA 24 arranges to carry out its programs and activities. LWIA 24 provide programs and activities in five counties (St. Clair, Monroe, Randolph, Clinton and Washington)
Title II Information
As a recipient of funds under Title 1 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA), Local Investment Area 24 (LWIA 24) must comply with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, at 29 U.S.C.§ 794 (as amended), Title II of the American With Disabilities Act (ADA), at 42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq. (as amended), and the Workforce Investment Act (WIOA), at 29 U.S.C. § 2938 provide that no person shall, on the basis of disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
In serving persons with visual, hearing, cognitive, and/or mobility impairments, it is our policy to determine whether there are  auxiliary aids and services available to assist customers in utilizing his or her abilities.  It is our policy to provide individualized treatment for all members of the public seeking to participate in LWIA 24 programs and activities.
Federal law requires that the following taglines be placed on LWIA 24 website, and on all other written materials:
Federal-required taglines:
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to
Individuals with disabilities.
For effective communication in programs and activities provided by Local Workforce Investment Area 24 interested customers are invited to make their needs and preferences known to the staff, supervisor, coordinator or the Equal Opportunity Officer. 
LWIA 24 Equal Opportunity Officer Information
Pam Dougherty
LWIA 24 Equal Opportunity Officer
19 Public Square
Belleville, IL 62220
Phone:   618-825-3208
Fax:  618-236-1190