NCTD is responsible for civil rights compliance and monitoring, which includes ensuring that contractors, regardless of tier, and subrecipients, properly abide by:
- Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 for issues concerning race, color, and national origin;
- The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, for issues concerning physical or mental disability;
- California Civil Code § 51 (Unruh Civil Rights Act) for issues concerning race, color, national origin, sex (including, but not limited to, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, and childbirth), sexual orientation, religion, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, primary language, or immigration status; and
- Other applicable state and federal nondiscrimination laws and regulations.
NCTD prohibits discrimination by its employees, contractors, and consultants. NCTD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including, but not limited to, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, and childbirth), age, religion, ancestry, marital status, medical condition, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category under state or federal law in conducting government business. Any person who believes she or he has been subject to an unlawful discrimination practice under Title VI, the ADA, or Unruh Civil Rights Act may file a complaint with NCTD.
NCTD will provide appropriate assistance to complainants, including those persons with disabilities, or who are limited in their ability to communicate in English.