Non-Discrimination Title VI
Bear-O Care receives funding from Utah Transit Authority for transportation assistance. To be in compliance, below is our Non-Discrimination Title IV. If there are questions, please let us know.
Title VI and Nondiscrimination Commitment (FHWA):
Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related laws and regulations, Bear-O Care will not exclude from participation in, deny the benefits of, or subject to discrimination anyone on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.
Bear-O Care has established a discrimination complaint procedure and will take prompt and reasonable action to investigate and eliminate discrimination when found. Any person who believes that he or she has been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI has a right to file a formal complaint with Bear-O Care. Any such complaint must be in wirting and filed with the Bear-O Care Title VI Coordinator within one hundred eighty (180) calendar days following the date of the alleged discriminatory occurrence. For more information, please contact the Bear-O Care's Title VI Coordinator. complaints may also be filed at the local level, with the Utah Transit Authority's Title VI Administrator.
Pursuant to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and related federal and state laws and regulations, Bear-O Care will make every effort to ensure that its facilities, programs, services and activities are accessible to those with disabilities. Bear-O Care will provide reasonable accommodation to disabled individuals who wish to participate in public involvement events or who require special assistance to access Bear-O Care facilities, programs, services or activities. Because providing reasonable accommodation may require outside assistance, organization or resources, Bear-O Care asks that requests be made at least five (5) calendar days prior to the need for accommodation. Questions, concerns, comments or requests for accommodation should be made to Bear-O Care's ADA Coordinator. Services are provided free without charge for individuals with special needs with disabilities. Any fees will be paid by the recipient or subrecipient. The public will have access to translators, "I Speak Cards", TTY/TDD services and vital documents translated when requested.
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement
Bear-O Care is an equal-opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.