Employment Center Policies

The Rensselaer County Department of Employment and Training complies fully with the non-discrimination and equal opportunity provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, as amended (WIOA), including:

  • The Nontraditional Employment for Women Act of 1991 
  • Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended
  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended
  • The Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1975, as amended
  • With all applicable requirements imposed by or pursuant to regulations implementing those laws, including but not limited to 29 CFR part 34

Anyone wishing additional information on The Departments Equal Opportunity Guidelines and Procedures, please email, LWIA EO Officer, or call 518-270-2860.

Priority of Service Policy

Priority of Service Policy for Title I Adult/ARRA Funds to be used for Intensive and Training Services:

  1. Public assistance and low-income veterans (or eligible spouses of veterans)
  2. Public assistance and low-income non-veterans
  3. Veterans (or eligible spouses of veterans) who are not low-income or receiving public assistance
  4. Adults who are non-veterans who are not low income or receiving public assistance