The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for investigating complaints against recipients of Federal financial assistance in FAA programs. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended (42 U.S.C.2000d) prohibits discrimination on the grounds of race, color or national origin. Title 49 of the U.S.C. section 47123, "Nondiscrimination" further prohibits recipients of FAA financial assistance from engaging in discrimination based on sex and religion. Additionally, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended (42 U.S.C. Section 6101 et seq.) prohibits discrimination against FAA program beneficiaries on the grounds of age.
Under these laws, airports are required to take affirmative action to ensure that there is nondiscrimination in all of their operations, including but not limited to:
The Department of Labor is responsible for administering Executive Order 11246, which contains requirements for an Affirmative Action Plan. This Plan is similar in content and requirements to the affirmative action plan required in 49 CFR Part 152 subpart e. 49 CFR Part 152 applied to grants issued under the Airport Development Aid Program, which was replaced by the Airport Improvement Program.
Additionally, FAA is responsible for:
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