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Welcome to NOAA's Office of Oceanic & Atmospheric Research (OAR) EEO/Diversity Program Office
The EEO Office provides services to OAR employees, managers and applicants for employment.
Vision of the EEO Office
To assist the Agency in creating a diverse workforce that is inclusive and free of discriminatory and retaliatory actions.
To bring awareness to employees, applicants for employment and management about Equal Employment Opportunity/Diversity through the following:
Empowerment - Consultation services to employees, managers and applicants.
Exposure - Recruitment and outreach activities for short and long-term recruitment.
Education - Federal EEO Mandated training, Special Emphasis programs and Connections newsletter.
Evaluation - Monitor employment statistics to prepare reports for NOAA, DOC, EEOC and OPM.
EEO OFFICE PUBLICATIONS AND LIBRARY
Other sources of information
NOAA JOBS & CAREERS
How to File a Complaint
Federal law prohibits discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age (40 years and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, and retaliation for participating in activities protected by the civil rights statutes. In addition, NOAA prohibits discrimination because of sexual orientation. Employees, NOAA Corps Officers, or applicants for employment with NOAA who believe that they have been discriminated or retaliated against may contact an EEO Counselor. The Counselor will attempt to resolve the matter and furnish information about filing a complaint of discrimination. To preserve your rights under the law, you must contact an EEO Counselor within 45 CALENDAR DAYS of the date of alleged discrimination.
To initiate EEO Counseling or for more information, contact: Civil Rights Office, NOAA
NOAA Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
NOAA Reasonable Accommodation Program
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