Wis. Admin. Code Department of Administration-Division of Personnel Management § ER 43.02 - Definitions

Current through November 29, 2021

In this chapter:

(2) "Affirmative action group" means one or more of the following:
(a) Racial or ethnic groups.
(b) Gender groups.
(c) Disability groups.
(2m) "Affirmative action program" means specific results oriented standards, procedures and initiatives designed to ensure equal employment opportunity and to eliminate present effects of past discrimination.
(4) "Client" means any individual or organization receiving services or financial assistance from an agency.
(4m) "Disability" groups mean one or more of the following:
(a) Individuals with a disability who have any of the following:
1. A physical or mental impairment which makes achievement unusually difficult or limits the capacity to work.
2. A record of such an impairment.
3. Are perceived as having such an impairment.
(b) Individuals with a severe disability who have a chronic disability that meets all of the following conditions:
1. It is attributable to a mental or physical impairment or combination of mental and physical impairments.
2. It is likely to continue indefinitely.
3. It results in substantial functional limitations in one or more of the following areas of major life activity: self-care; receptive and excessive language; learning; mobility; capacity for independent living; and economic self-sufficiency.
(c) Disabled veterans as defined in s. 230.03(9m), Stats.
(5) "Equal opportunity" means the absence of discrimination in employment or in provision of services to clients.
(6m) "Racial or Ethnic Groups" mean American Indians or Alaskan Natives (Non Hispanic or Latino), Asians (Non Hispanic or Latino), Blacks or African Americans (Non Hispanic or Latino), Hispanics or Latinos, Native Hawaiians or Other Pacific Islanders (Non Hispanic or Latino), and Whites (Non Hispanic or Latino) defined as follows:
(a) "American Indians or Alaskan Natives (Non Hispanic or Latino)" means persons having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintain tribal affiliation or community attachment.
(b) "Asians (Non Hispanic or Latino)" means persons having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
(c) "Blacks or African Americans (Non Hispanic or Latino)" means persons having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
(d) "Hispanics or Latinos" means persons of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.
(e) "Native Hawaiians or Other Pacific Islanders (Non Hispanic or Latino)" means persons having origins in any of the peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
(f) "Whites (Non Hispanic or Latino)" means all persons having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, North Africa, or Middle East.
(7) "Sexual orientation" means a preference as defined in s. 111.32(13m), Stats.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Department of Administration-Division of Personnel Management § ER 43.02
Cr. Register, February, 1984, No. 338, eff. 3-1-84; r. (1), (2) (a) and (5), r. and recr. (2) (intro.), renum. (2) (b) to (e) and (6) to be (6m) (b), (c), (5m), (6m) (d) and (5) and am., cr. (2) (a) to (c), (2m), (6m) (intro.), (a) and (7), Register, May, 1988, No. 389, eff. 6-1-88. Amended by, CR 18-006: am. (2) (c), r. (3), am. (5m) (intro.), r. and recr. (5m) (a) to (c), am. (6m) (intro.), (a) to (d), cr. (6m) (e), (f) Register July 2018 No. 751, eff. 8-1-18; renum. (5m) to (4m) under s. 13.92(4) (b) 1.,; correction in (4m) (b) 1. made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register July 2018 No. 751, eff. 8/1/2018

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