The City of New York is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to a policy of non-discrimination. Additionally, we are committed to recruiting a diverse and inclusive talent pool. All forms of illegal discriminatory actions against applicants for employment and City employees are prohibited. In order to comply with certain federal regulations, the City of New York invites applicants and employees to voluntarily respond to the the above mentioned questionnaire. This information is confidential, will not be included in personnel files, or disclosed to individuals making employment decisions, and will only be used in accordance with the provisions of applicable laws, executive orders and regulations, including those that require the information to be summarized and reported to the federal government for civil rights enforcement purposes. When reported, data will not identify any specific individual. Refusal to provide this self-identification information will not subject you to any adverse treatment.