Posts Tagged: discrimination

Promoting A Positive Change in the Federal Workplace Culture

The Coalition For Change, Inc. (C4C) is a volunteer group of present and former employees who seek an end to workplace abuse in the Federal government. On May 3, 2016, the C4C organizational leaders met with Mr. Carlton Hadden – the Director of the Office of Federal Operations, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).... Read more »

The Elephant In The Room: Discrimination At Work

It’s not fun to talk about. It makes people uncomfortable. It also makes people sad. It prevents efficiency and morale. It’s a barrier to organizational transparency and accountability. What is it?! Discrimination in the workplace. Recent events in Indiana and Arkansas have put the spotlight on discrimination, forcing the government and the general public to... Read more »

How Much Do You Know About the ADA & People with Disabilities?

Last Saturday, July 26, marked the 24-year anniversary of the historic Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The landmark law was signed by President George H.W. Bush in 1990. Since then, the ADA has been instrumental in securing justice and equality for people with disabilities (PWD) in all facets of American life. The ADA has commonly... Read more »

Do You Know How to EXCEL at EEO?

Equal employment opportunity (EEO) has always been a cornerstone of the federal civil service. The government prides itself on striving to be a model employer and setting an example for the private sector. Many government agencies have a positive record of achievement on EEO issues and fostering work environments which are diverse, fair, inclusive and... Read more »

NBA Commissioner's Zero-Tolerance Leadership: A Management Model for the Federal Workforce

The Coalition For Change, Inc. (C4C), a support network and civil rights advocacy group, which formed to combat employment discrimination in the Federal workplace, says National Basketball Association's (NBA) Commissioner, Adam Silver's leadership-style serves as an excellent model for Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and other federal agencies professing to weed out rampant discrimination in... Read more »

MLK Day: Has the "Dream" Been Realized?

As Americans pause to honor the courageous life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. we should ask ourselves a profound question: Has the vision articulated by Dr. King in his famous “I Have a Dream” speech become a reality in 21st century America? According to a Presidential Proclamation issued by the White House:... Read more »

President Obama: End Unfairness, Bullying and Retaliation by Public Officials

May 15, 2013, will mark the 11th anniversary of the Notification and Federal Anti-Discrimination and Retaliation (No FEAR) Act. Congressed passed No FEAR on May 15, 2002, after hearing testimony that federal workforce abuse reduces government's ability to effectively execute with integrity essential programs such as waste management, pollution prevention, water treatment, food inspection, Medicare,... Read more »

Honoring JFK's Civil Rights Legacy

President John F. Kennedy played a significant role in shaping the legal landscape and evolution of groundbreaking civil rights laws in America -- a role which transcended the times in which he lived. Moreover, through his words and deeds JFK helped change the hearts and minds of some otherwise bigoted whites for whom discrimination was... Read more »

EEOC & DOL Hosting Twitter Chat 9/25 on Disability Issues in Federal Sector

How much do you know about the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Rehab Act) and disability-related issues in the federal sector workforce? Learn more on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. (ET), when the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) host a live "Twitter Chat" in commemoration of the... Read more »