Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.
Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.
We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws.
These classifications are defined as follows and are hereafter referred to all together as “protected veterans”:
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 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.
If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed above, please indicate by selecting the appropriate option above.
Terms and Conditions:
I certify that the answers given to the questions and the statements made (including statements on the attached resume, and inserted forms if any) on this application and in the hiring process are true. I understand that a false statement, a false answer, an omission or a misleading statement may result in a decision not to hire me, the withdrawal of any offer of employment, or the termination of my employment with World Acceptance Corporation regardless of when such false, misleading, or erroneous information is discovered.
I understand that if hired, unless I am employed under a specific written contract or collective bargaining agreement, my employment with World Acceptance Corporation will be "at will" and that my employment may be terminated at any time with or without cause and with or without notice. I understand that no representative of the Company has any authority to make any assurances, representations or promises contrary to the "at-will" nature of my employment unless it is in writing signed by the CEO of World Acceptance Corporation. I understand that I may terminate my employment with or without cause and with or without notice at any time. I further agree that World Acceptance Corporation reserves the right to make unilateral changes to the terms and conditions of my employment.
I authorize World Acceptance Corporation or its agents to investigate my references and communicate with my former employers concerning my employment unless specifically stated otherwise in this application. I authorize all individuals, schools, and employers named, and all financial institutions, law enforcement agencies, and all persons except as specifically limited on this application to provide information requested about me, and I promise I will not bring any legal claims or actions against my current or former employers due to their responses to any job reference request.
I further understand that the completion of an application with World Acceptance Corporation is a preliminary step to employment. It does not obligate World Acceptance Corporation to offer employment to me, or for me to accept employment. I further acknowledge that if offered employment, any offer of employment may be a conditional offer of employment pending successful completion of a credit check, criminal background check, and/or drug screening. Any consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
FOR CALIFORNIA APPLICANTS: I RECOGNIZE THAT I MAY WAIVE MY RIGHT TO RECEIVE A COPY OF ANY PUBLIC RECORD OBTAINED BY THE COMPANY WHEN CONDUCTING A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION OF ME PER THE REQUIREMENTS OF CALIFORNIA’S INVESTIGATIVE CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCIES ACT (CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE § 1786, ET SEQ.).
FOR MARYLAND APPLICANTS: UNDER MARYLAND LAW, AN EMPLOYER MAY NOT REQUIRE OR DEMAND, AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT, PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYMENT OR CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT, THAT AN INDIVIDUAL SUBMIT TO OR TAKE A LIE DETECTOR OR SIMILAR TEST. EMPLOYER WHO VIOLATES THIS LAW IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR AND SUBJECT TO A FINE NOT EXCEEDING $100.
FOR MASSACHUSETTS APPLICANTS: IT IS UNLAWFUL IN MASSACHUSETTS TO REQUIRE OR ADMINISTER A LIE DETECTOR TEST AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT OR CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT. AN EMPLOYER WHO VIOLATES THIS LAW SHALL BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL PENALTIES AND CIVIL LIABILITY.
WORLD ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION COMPANY DOES NOT USE LIE DETECTOR TESTS AS PART OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS.
FOR MONTANA APPLICANTS: THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP IS GOVERNED BY THE WRONGFUL DISCHARGE FROM EMPLOYMENT ACT. MONT. CODE ANN. § 39-2-901.
FOR RHODE ISLAND APPLICANTS: IF YOU PROVIDE FALSE INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR ABILITY TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB, WITH OR WITHOUT ACCOMMODATIONS, YOU MAY BE BARRED FROM FILING A CLAIM UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ACT OF THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND.
*All offers of employment are conditioned upon your ability to provide evidence of your right to be legally employed in the U.S.