Cardi Corporation and its affiliate companies, including but not limited to Cardi Materials LLC, Fall River Ready-Mix LLC, Advantage Equipment Rentals LLC, Hopkins Hill Sand & Stone LLC, Rhode Island Construction Management Group Corporation, OTH Group LLC, C&J Forms LLC, and AM Electric LLC (herein after "Cardi" or the "Cardi Companies") are all equal opportunity employers. Employees and applicants are treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or handicap, or any other legally protected status.
As a federal contractor with an Affirmative Action Program, we comply with government reporting regulations, including Affirmative Action responsibilities where they apply pursuant to Executive Order 11246, Section 503, and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjusted Assistance Act (VEVRAA).
Why am I being asked to complete this?The purpose for this form is to comply with government record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements. Periodic reports are made to the government on the following information as part of our legal responsibilities as a federal contractor.
The completion of this form is optional. If you choose to volunteer the requested information, please note that all data records are kept in a confidential file and are not a part of your Application for Employment or personnel file.
YOUR COOPERATION IS VOLUNTARY. INCLUSION OR EXCLUSION OF ANY DATA WILL NOT AFFECT ANY EMPLOYMENT DECISION.
Why Am I Being Asked To Complete This Form?
As a federal contractor, the Cardi Companies are required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.
Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary. Your answerwill be remain confidential and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing this form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past.
How Do I Know If I Have A Disability?
You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
• Autism• Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS• Blind or low vision• Cancer• Cardiovascular or heart disease• Celiac disease• Cerebral palsy• Deaf or hard of hearing• Depression or anxiety• Diabetes• Epilepsy• Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome• Intellectual disability• Missing limbs or partially missing limbs• Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, or Multiple Sclerosis (MS)• Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression
Why Am I Being Asked to Complete This Form?
The Cardi Companies are a government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) of 1974, as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002, 38 U.S.C. 4212. VEVRAA requires government contractors to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment protected veterans. To help us measure the effectiveness of our outreach and recruitment efforts of veterans, we are asking you to tell us if you are a veteran covered by VEVRAA.
Completing this form is completely voluntary and any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way.
How Do I Know If I Am a Veteran Protected by VEVRAA?
Contrary to the name, VEVRAA does not just cover Vietnam Era veterans. It covers several categories of veterans from World War II, the Korean conflict, the Vietnam era, and the Persian Gulf War which is defined as occurring from August 2, 1990 to the present.
“Protected” veterans include the following categories: (1) disabled veterans; (2) recently separated veterans; (3) active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans; and (4) Armed Forces service medal veterans.
If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans please indicate by checking the appropriate box below.
I certify that the information contained in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge. I authorize any references listed above to give you any and all information concerning my previous employment and any pertinent information they may have, personal or otherwise, and release all parties from all liability for any damage that may result from furnishing same to you. I understand that any misstatement or omission of information may result in denial of employment or discharge. I also understand that I am required to abide by all rules and regulations of the Company.