2021 EEO Policy Statement

On October 4, 2021, Secretary Granholm signed the 2021 DOE Policy Statement on EEO, Harassment, and Retaliation, expressing her commitment to a workplace free of unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.  Secretary Granholm set forth her expectation that each employee honor the principles of EEO in the workplace. 

Inaugural EEO In Review Newsletter

The Office of Civil Rights and Diversity is pleased to share its inaugural EEO newsletter with the DOE community.  The goal of the Newsletter is to share with the broader DOE enterprise news and updates in the area of equal employment opportunity (EEO) at DOE. It is our hope that by increasing communication with the DOE community, we will increase visibility and awareness of EEO principles in the DOE workplace and provide you with an opportunity to learn about upcoming EEO-related training, EEO-related trends, special observances, and updates to EEO law.

DOE Equal Employment Opportunity Awards Program

The Office of Civil Rights and Diversity is launching an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Awards Program to recognize individual DOE Federal supervisors, managers, or senior leaders; individual DOE Federal employees; groups of DOE Federal employees; or DOE Federal work units for their achievements, contributions, and efforts in supporting equal employment opportunity in the DOE workplace. The Program is intended to encourage continued efforts in making EEO a fundamental part of the DOE workplace culture. The award is a non-monetary, honorary one, and will include a plaque and recognition by the ED Director. Nominations for FY ’21 awards must be submitted no later than November 15, 2021. Download the EEO Awards Program Nomination Form.