City Policy: The City does not tolerate any form of unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, ancestry, serious medical condition, national origin, age or disability, in city employment, city operated programs, services or facilities.
The office provides assistance with interpretation of City policy and federal and state laws dealing with discrimination. Additionally, the office may receive internal complaints and conduct internal investigations. Further information on EEO-based discrimination/harassment and process for filing an internal complaint may be obtained in Section 1103 of the City of Las Cruces Personnel Manual.
City employees may also contact:
- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission at 1-800-669-4000
- The New Mexico Human Rights Division at 1-800-566-9471
- The U.S. Department of Justice at 1-800-514-0301
The City of Las Cruces “Equal Employment Opportunity Plan” for November 1, 2002 to November 1, 2004 and January 1, 2003 to January 1, 2005 may also be found on our web page.
ADA: American with Disabilities Act
Notice to the Public
The City of Las Cruces is committed to complying with the provisions of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Americans with Disabilities Act is a federal law that prohibits discrimination against persons with disabilities. This law includes all services, programs and activities provided or made available by state and local governments. The City of Las Cruces, a local government, will ensure effective communication with individuals with disabilities and will, upon request, provide auxiliary communication aids and services to afford those individuals equal opportunity for participation in CLC sponsored meetings, events or activities.
Auxiliary aids and services may be, but are not limited to, a qualified sign language interpreter, large print materials, audio tape, a note taker, open or closed captioning, assistive listening devices, Brailled materials, web site access, etc. This request should be made to the ADA Coordinator, in writing, or by phone, at least 48 hours prior to the event where that accommodation is needed. Should you wish to express concerns or questions about your rights under Title II of the ADA, or need to request a reasonable accommodation to a policy, program or activity, or file a grievance, please contact Mary Pierce, ADA Coordinator, at 575-528-3227.