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This ordinance prohibits any county contractors from discrimination between employees with spouses and employees with domestic partners in the provision of employee benefits. This ordinance vests in the County Executive the responsibility to create rules for its implementation, including penalties on contractors who practice discrimination between employees with spouses and those with domestic partners.
The ordinance establishes the Oakland Municipal Identification Card Program. The ordinance establishes Oakland\'s Municipal ID program to be administered by the office of the City Clerk. There are several advantages to the adoption of an Oakland Municipal ID which are detailed below, including: 1) improved public safety 2) increased civic and local commerce participation; and 3) greater access to City services. As written, all Oakland residents would be eligible for an Oakland Municipal ID Card upon presenting proof of identity and proof of residency in the City of Oakland.
The model ordinance centralizes the responsibility for promoting language access in city government in the Office of Neighborhood Engagement (ONE). The ordinance grants ONE increased funds to implement plans to hire multilingual employees. It also appoints ONE to collect the language-access surveys from each of the city\\\'s department\\\'s in order to analyze the surveys and present the finding to the City Council nine months after the survey process begins. ONE will also receive increase funding to translate written materials that provide vital information to LEP persons about municipal government services. Under the model ordinance, complaints will be collected through an online form prepared by the Chief Administrative Office. The form will be available in Spanish and Vietnamese online. Within the Chief Administrative Office, the Office of Performance Accountability would be charged with reporting the complaints to the respective departments within a week of the complaints being filed. The ordinance also prioritizes departments that offer emergency-related services and guarantees due process for LEP persons.
The act requires that District government programs, departments, and services assess the need for, and offer, oral language services; provide written translations of documents into any non-English language spoken by a limited or no-English proficient population that constitutes 3% or 500 individuals, whichever is less, of the population served or encountered, or likely to be served or encountered; to ensure that District government programs, departments, and services with major public contact establish and implement a language access plan and designate a language access coordinator; to require that the Office of Human Rights coordinate and supervise District government programs, departments, and services in complying with the provisions of this act and establish the position of Language Access Director for this purpose; and to amend the District of Columbia Latino Community Development Act and to repeal the Bilingual Services Translation Act of 1977 to repeal redundant provisions
The ordinance requires City Departments to offer written materials in languages besides English if a substantial or concentrated portion of the public utilizing their services does not speak English effectively because it is not their primary language.
This Language Access Ordinance: requires the development of language services protocols in crisis situations; creates the Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs\' responsibilities; requires all City departments to comply with the minimal requirements set forth in this ordinance\'; expands the number of City departments that must comply with the ordinance in its entirety; requires all City departments to inform limited English Speaking Persons of their rights under the ordinance; and requires all City Boards, City Commissions, and City Departments to translate meeting minutes.
This ordinance adds three protected classes (gender identity, genetic identity, citizenship status) and expands three protected classes (family status, social security and domestic partners). This means that Madison residents are entitled to equal opportunities in employment, housing, public accommodations and city facilities without being discriminated against based on membership in any of these classes. These are in addition to already established protected classes in Madison such as age, race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, etc. In addition this ordinance protects credit history under employment.
This ordinance amends the administrative code of San Francisco to require the Office of the City Clerk to issue a municipal identification card upon the request of a city resident and allows proof of identity and residency by means other than an applicant\\\'s national immigration status, citizenship status, social security number, or tax identification number.
This city ordinance requires that all city services be made available to residents, regardless of immigration status. It also requires that referrals to medical or social service agencies be made in the same manner to all residents, regardless of immigration status. In addition, the ordinance places restrictions on circumstances in which the police may inquire into a person\'s immigration status or make arrests based on a person\'s immigration status.
This ordinance requires the Richmond City Manager to issue municipal identification cards upon the request of a city resident and allows proof of identity and residency by means other than an applicant\'s national immigration status, citizenship status, social security number, or tax identification number.