RDECOM Equal Employment Opportunity Data
         (pursuant to the No Fear Act)

On 15 May 2002 President Bush signed the Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and Retaliation of 2002 (No FEAR) Act into law. The act requires that Federal agencies be more accountable for violations of anti-discrimination and whistleblower laws.

Federal Agency Requirements:

  • Notify employees and applicants for employment about their rights under discrimination and whistleblower laws.
  • Post statistical data relating to Federal sector equal employment opportunity complaints on its public website.
  • Ensure that managers have adequate training in the management of a diverse workforce, early and alternative conflict resolution, and essential communications skills.
  • Conduct studies on the trends and causes of complaints of discrimination. Implement new measures to improve the complaint process and the work environment.
  • Initiate timely and appropriate discipline against employees who engage in misconduct related to discrimination or reprisal.
  • Reimburse the Judgment Fund for any discrimination and whistleblower related settlements or judgments reached in Federal Court.
  • Produce annual reports of status and progress to Congress, the Attorney General and the U.S. Equal Employment Commission.

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