Do you know how Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) fits into your responsibilities as a federal manager? If not, here are 10 things you must know.
Posts Tagged: discrimination
May is National High Blood Pressure Education month. In recognition of the month, I urge everyone to integrate stress management practices into their daily routine. Engage in self-care because an unfair workplace can impose havoc on the human body
Inaction in the face of harassment and intimidation is unthinkable when we all have the power to speak up and demand change in the workplace.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »