Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2246

  • Commission: means the Louisiana Commission on Human Rights. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • Disability: means a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of the individual, a record of such impairment, or being regarded as having such an impairment. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • National origin: means the national origin of an ancestor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232
  • Person: means one or more individuals, governments, governmental agencies, public authorities, labor organizations, corporations, legal representatives, partnerships, associations, trustees, trustees in bankruptcy, receivers, mutual companies, joint stock companies, trusts, unincorporated organizations, or other organized groups of persons. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 51:2232

It shall not be a discriminatory practice for a person subject to this Chapter to adopt and carry out a plan to fill vacancies or hire new employees so as to eliminate or reduce imbalance with respect to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin if the plan has been filed with the commission and the commission has not disapproved the plan.

Acts 1988, No. 886, §1; Acts 1993, No. 820, §9; Acts 1997, No. 1409, §3, eff. Aug. 1, 1997.