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(a) The commissioner or a person designated by the commissioner shall prepare and maintain a written policy statement to assure implementation of a program of equal employment opportunity under which all personnel transactions are made without regard to race, color, disability, sex, religion, age, or national origin. The policy statement must include:
(1) personnel policies, including policies relating to recruitment, evaluation, selection, appointment, training, and promotion of personnel that comply with requirements of Chapter 21, Labor Code;
(2) a comprehensive analysis of the department workforce that meets federal and state law, including rules and regulations, and instructions adopted directly from that law;
(3) procedures by which a determination can be made about the extent of underuse in the department workforce of all persons for whom federal or state laws, including rules and regulations, and instructions adopted directly from that law, encourage a more equitable balance; and
(4) reasonable methods to appropriately address those areas of underuse.
(b) A policy statement prepared under Subsection (a) must:
(1) cover an annual period;
(2) be updated annually and reviewed by the Commission on Human Rights for compliance with Subsection (a)(1); and
(3) be filed with the governor's office.
(c) The governor's office shall deliver a biennial report to the legislature based on the information received under Subsection (b). The report may be made separately or as a part of other biennial reports made to the legislature.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Finance Code - FIN § 15.313. Equal Employment Opportunity Policy - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/finance-code/fin-sect-15-313.html
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