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Yes, a fifty-dollar ($50) processing fee must accompany each submission of the Employer Report Form CC-1. The only exception to payment of the processing fee is neighborhood associations. The fee was instituted in January 2006.
Method of Processing Fee Payment:
The City of Peoria Treasurer's office will only accept checks, money orders, cash payments, or MasterCard. Make checks payable to the "City of Peoria". Electronic payments can be made on Illinois Treasurer's website.
Hand-deliver, mail, or email the forms and payment to the Office of Equal Opportunity. The Equal Opportunity Office will review the forms. If they are complete and correct, the EO Office will process your forms and email a copy of your EEO certificate. Send forms and payment to:
City of PeoriaOffice of Equal Opportunity419 Fulton Street, Room 403Peoria, IL 61602-1276Email the Equal Opportunity Office
Yes, any business providing a good or service to the City for remuneration or any business receiving financial assistance from the City needs to complete the Employer Report Form CC-1 Application. The completed form along with a Fifty-dollar ($50) processing fee must be returned to the Equal Opportunity Office.
The filing requirement is authorized under chapter 17, Peoria Municipal Code, section 17-120(b).
As of January 2010, there is only one Employer Report Form CC-1 (currently online) for both renewal and first-time applicants:
If your company has not received an EEO Certification Number from the City of Peoria, you need to complete the Employer Report Form CC-1 and check the appropriate box in Section I. You will also need to submit a copy of your company's Sexual Harassment Policy (for specific instructions on the sexual harassment policy, see the Sexual Harassment Policy Information Sheet).
If your company currently has an EEO Certification Number from the City of Peoria that has expired or is about to expire, you need to complete the Employer Report form CC-1 and check the appropriate box in Section I. If you are submitting a renewal registration you do not need to submit the Sexual Harassment Policy as it is already on file.
Vehicles with valid disability license plates and individuals possessing a valid current disability placard.
A motorist who illegally parks in disabled parking spaces can be fined up to $350. A motorist who illegally uses a disability placard or license plate can be fined as much as $500 and have their driver's license suspended for 30 days.
Yes. A charge can be filed against any private employer, employing less than fifteen (15) employees during 20 or more calendar weeks within the calendar year of or preceding the alleged violation; including employment agencies and labor organizations; or any lending institution. The employer must be located within the corporate limits of the City of Peoria, and the charge must be filed within 180 days from the date of the alleged violation.
If you believe that you have been discriminated against contact the EOO to request an intake questionnaire. Return the completed form to the EOO via mail, fax, or email.
The EOO will investigate all charges filed by any person who believes he/she has been discriminated against because of race, color, religion ancestry, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, and unfavorable discharge from military service.
Complaints against employers with more than fifteen (15) employees can be filed with the Illinois Department of Human Rights, Springfield Office at 217-785-5100 (VOICE); 217-785-5125 (TTY). For the federal government, contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission at 800-669-4000 (VOICE); 800-669-6820 (TTY).
Yes, a charge can be filed against any real estate broker, real estate salesperson, agent and other persons engaged in the selling or renting of real property.
The EOO will investigate all charges filed by any person who believes he/she has been discriminated against because of race, color, religion ancestry, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, and unfavorable discharge from military service or familial status.
You can bypass the local process and file with the state or federal government. To file a charge with the state, contact the Illinois Department of Human Rights, Springfield Office at 217-785-5100 (VOICE); 217-785-5125 (TTY). For the federal government, contact the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development at 312-353-5680 (VOICE); 312-353-7143 (TTY).
Disputes in pay should first be discussed with your employer. If this matter can not be resolved internally, you should contact the Peoria Area Office of the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage & Hour Division at 309-691-3375 (VOICE).
All questions regarding accessibility should be directed to the designated ADA Coordinator for the City of Peoria. That person is Melodi Green, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. He can be contacted by email or at 309-494-8530 (VOICE)
No, the City of Peoria can only provide you assistance in the preparation of a complaint. Your claim of discrimination will have to be filed with the state for investigation. To file a complaint with the state contact the Illinois Department of Human Rights, Springfield Office at 217-785-5100 (VOICE); 217-785-5125 (TTY).