Promote equal employment opportunity, diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace through communication, collaboration, compliance, prevention and innovation for a diversified 21st Century workforce.
EEO is for everyone, everywhere and is the official checks-and-balances scale of equality.
Provide EEO services beyond the box of the traditional landscape and reflect the Army's values, mission, workforce and evolution in the 21st century.
What is EEO?
The federal employment Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program is a collective umbrella of compliance, preventive, independent and collaborative programs that are the catalyst for ensuring a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, including sexual harassment, and hostile work environment. The program fosters equal employment opportuntity in every aspect of employment.
Informal and formal (investigation and adjudication)
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program
Complaints mediation and workplace dispute mediation
Reasonable accommodation (disabilty - physical or mental), accessibility and compliance
Special Emphasis Program (SEP)
Workforce diversity groups
Affirmative Employment Program (AEP)
Provide guidance to leadership and management to help identify and resolve barriers in employment, manage EEO systems, prepare reports, prepare EEO office correspondence and process religious accommodations
Education on EEO programs, focus groups, equity and inclusion, command climate surveys (DEOCS), site assistance visits (SAVs)/organizational inspection programs (OIPs), hiring panels (review questions, scoring matrixes, job announcements, etc.), hiring panels initial EEO brief, exit interviews, review DA1256 awards, provide EEO guidance for personnel actions (i.e. reduction in force (RIF), adverse actions, etc.), union agreements and more.