Vision: To operate a premier EEO Office with a model EEO Program where customers can succeed in an environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Mission: The USAG Daegu EEO Officer serves as the command advisor for all EEO matters; recommends policy, vision, and priorities; coordinates for and allocates resources; and conducts staff management of the EEO program.

Compliance and Program Evaluation: EEO is responsible to review and interpret applicable laws and regulations; conduct surveys; develop policies; command inspection programs; assessments; staff assistance visits; collect ISR data; manage EEO committee; personnel recruitment action review; and comply with accommodations guidelines. EEO is also responsible for advising all levels of management by providing EEO guidance and recommendations through participation in strategic planning; meetings (labor relations, community outreach, briefings); program overview, and administering sensing sessions.

Affirmative Employment Program: Management Directive (MD) 715 Report is required by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The MD715 serves as a road map for the EEO program. MD715 is developed annually at all installations and higher levels within components and defense agencies. The six essential elements of a model EEO Program are as follows:

1. Demonstrated commitment from agency leadership
2. Integration of EEO into the agency's strategic mission
3. Management and program accountability
4. Proactive prevention of unlawful discrimination
5. Efficiency; and
6. Responsiveness and legal compliance

Compliance and integration of the EEOC's Model Employer into the Strategic Plan will ensure applicants, current/former employees and some contractors will receive equal employment opportunity in employment matters.

Training: EEO and Anti-Harassment Training is conducted in compliance of AR 690-12, EEO and Affirmative Action. All employees are required to receive two and a half hours of initial training and a minimum of one hour of refresher training each year.

Complaint Processing: AR 690-600, EEO Discrimination Complaints, dated Feb. 9, 2004, applies to all DA appropriated or non-appropriated fund activities employees, former employees, applicants for employment and certain contract employees.

Special Emphasis Programs: SEPs are a vital asset and integral resource in identifying problems and recommending solutions that eliminate discrimination and under-representation of women, minorities and individuals with disabilities in the Federal workplace. The SEP manager's role and responsibilities include reviewing statistics and trends; advising managers concerning barriers to employment and advancement; and understanding the statutes, laws and directives governing the programs.


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