Nondiscrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity Requirements
The Contractor shall comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding discrimination, including those set forth in this Section.
In accordance with King County Ordinance 14823, as a condition of award of a contract valued at $25,000 or more, the Contractor agrees that it shall not discriminate in the provision of employee benefits between employees with spouses and employees with domestic partners during the performance of this Contract. Absent authorization for delayed or alternative compliance, failure to comply with this provision shall be considered a material breach of this Contract, and may subject the Contractor to administrative sanctions and remedies for breach.
When the contract is valued at $25,000 or more, by signing the Contract/Bid Submittal the Contractor is indicating compliance with this requirement or with the terms of an authorization for delayed or alternative compliance.
Compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Section 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as amended (ADA). Pursuant to Title II of the ADA, and Section 504, King County must not discriminate against people with disabilities in providing services, programs or activities even if those services, programs or activities are carried out by contractors. The Contractor agrees that it shall provide all programs, services, and activities to County employees or members of the public under this Contract in the same manner as King county is obligated to under Title II of the ADA, and Section 504 and shall not deny participation of the benefits of such services, programs, or activities to people with disabilities on the basis of such disability. Failure to comply with this section shall be a material breach of, and grounds for the immediate termination of, this Contract.
- The Contractor agrees to provide to persons with disabilities access to programs, activities and services provided under the Contract or agreement, as required by the disability access laws as defined by KCC 12.16; and
- The Contractor shall not discriminate against persons with disabilities in providing the work under the Contract. In any subcontracts for the programs, activities and services under their Contract or agreement with the County, the Contractor shall include the requirement that the Subcontractor provide to persons with disabilities access to programs, activities and services provided under the Contract or agreement, as required by the disability access laws as defined by KCC 12.16, that the Subcontractor shall not discriminate against persons with disabilities in providing the work under the Contract and that the Subcontractor shall provide that the County is a third party beneficiary to that required provision.