Equal Employment Opportunity
To build A Model Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Diversity Program that
- Demonstrates Commitment from Agency Leadership
- Integrates EEO into the Agency ‘s Strategic Mission
- Ensures management and program accountability
- Is Efficient
- Is proactive in preventing of unlawful discrimination
- Ensures Responsiveness and legal compliance
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in all personnel practices to ensure equal opportunity for employment, promotion, and training for all segments of the workforce. The Affirmative Employment Program (AEP) is an integral part of the Equal Employment Opportunity program. The AEP was created to achieve the goals of a workforce that represents our diverse population and to recruit, place, and retain women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
For a visual overview of the complaint process, view the EEO Complaint Process Flowchartpdf icon.
Employees and applicants who feel they have been discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, gender stereotyping, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability (mental or physical), genetic information, or reprisal should present their complaint as outlined below: