Voluntary Equal Employment Opportunity Information

THE RANCH Restaurant & Saloon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and as such, is required by federal law to maintain and report certain information regarding its applicants and employees. These guidelines will be applied by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in the enforcement of title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972 (hereinafter "Title VII").

In order to comply with the law(s), you are invited to provide the following information voluntarily. This information will remain CONFIDENTIAL and will be used only for purposes allowed by law. Refusal to supply this information will not jeopardize or adversely affect any consideration you may receive for employment. When reported to the government, this data will not identify any specific individual.

Gender
Race or Ethnic Identity

A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American or other Spanish culture or origin.

A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.

A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.

A person having origins in any of the peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.

A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian Subcontinent, including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.

A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintain tribal affiliation or community attachment.

All persons who identify with more than one of the above five races.

**Veteran Status

If you need assistance with completion of this form and/or the application process assistance will be provided upon request.

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of qualified veterans listed below, please indicate by checking the appropriate box in the form above. As a Government contractor subject to VEVRAA, we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA.

[ ** According to 41 CFR 60-741.42, there are only two circumstances when an employer may ask a disabled applicant to self-identify on a pre-offer basis: (1) The invitation is made when the contractor actually is undertaking affirmative action for individuals with disabilities at the pre-offer stage; or (2) The invitation is made pursuant to a Federal, state or local law requiring affirmative action for individuals with disabilities.

According to 41 CFR 60-250.42, there are only two circumstances under which an employer may ask applicants who are Special Disabled Veterans to self-identify on a pre-offer basis: (1) The invitation is made when the contractor actually is undertaking affirmative action for special disabled veterans at the pre-offer stage; or (2) The invitation is made pursuant to a Federal, state or local law requiring affirmative action for special disabled veterans. ]

Qualified Veteran

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or show citation box or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.

Protected veterans may have additional rights under USERRA–the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. In particular, if you were absent from employment in order to perform service in the uniformed service, you may be entitled to be reemployed by your employer in the position you would have obtained with reasonable certainty if not for the absence due to service. For more information, call the U.S. Department of Labor's Veterans Employment and Training Service (VETS), toll-free, at 1-866-4-USA-DOL.