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Statutes > New-jersey > Title-27 > Section-27-25 > 27-25-12

27:25-12  Affirmative action programs.a.The corporation shall formulate and abide by an affirmative-action program of equal opportunity whereby it will provide equal employment opportunity to rehabilitated offenders and members of minority groups qualified in all employment categories, including persons with disabilities, in accordance with the provisions of the "Law Against Discrimination," P.L.1945, c.169 (C.10:5-1 et seq.), except in the case of the mentally disabled, if it can be clearly shown that such disability would prevent such person from performing a particular job.

b.Contracts and subcontracts to be awarded by the corporation in connection with the construction, renovation or reconstruction of any structure or facility owned or used by the corporation shall contain appropriate provisions by which contractors and subcontractors or their assignees agree to afford an equal employment opportunity to all prospective employees and to all actual employees to be employed by the contractor or subcontractor in accordance with an affirmative action program consonant with the provisions of the "Law Against Discrimination," P.L.1945, c.169 (C.10:5-1 et seq.).

L.1979,c.150,s.12; amended 2003, c.180, s.26.