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EEO Guidelines for Grant Recipients

The purpose of this circular is to provide guidance and instructions necessacy to carry out the equal employment opportunity (EED) provisions of Section 19 of the uman Mass Transportation Act of 1964 (UMT Act), as amended, as they relate to all Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMI'A) programs. This will be acccomplished through the prescription of requirements and procedures which, if follows, will ensure that no person in the United States shall on the grounds of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, or age be excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination in employment urrler any project, program, or activity funded in whole or in part through financial assistance by UMTA. Similar prohibitions of employment discrimination on the basis of handicap apply to these projects, programs, and activities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

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