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The Export-Import Bank of the United States Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity is committed to ensuring equal opportunity. A major focus of this office is to ensure compliance with appropriate laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination through partnership between management, employees and stakeholders.

MISSION

The mission of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Programs is to ensure equal opportunity access to all employees, applicants and members of the public who seek to participate in Export-Import Bank of the United States programs and services. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity promotes and administers its mission by:

  • serving as a resource to employees and management regarding EEO rights and responsibilities;
  • working with employees and management to resolve workplace issues at the lowest possible level;
  • promoting and understanding an appreciation of workplace diversity;
  • implementing programs and practices to ensure that individuals with disabilities are treated fairly, and are afforded access to agency programs and reasonable accommodation; and
  • ensuring that management is accountable for the achievement of EEO and Diversity objectives and complies with all applicable EEO laws, regulations and guidelines.

VISION

The Export-Import Bank of the United States is committed to a workplace in which all people are respected as individuals and valued for their contributions in accomplishing its mission. By fostering an inclusive, supportive and innovative work environment, employees will be able to cultivate their creative and diverse skills and reach their full potential. The Ex-Im Bank's Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Programs ensures that the Export-Import Bank of the United States ensures compliance with the following Federal Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin;
  • the Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA), which protects men and women who perform substantially equal work in the same establishment from sex-based wage discrimination;
  • the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), which protects individuals who are 40 years of age or older;
  • Sections 501 and 505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities who work in the federal government; and
  • the Civil Rights Act of 1991, which, among other things, provides monetary damages in cases of intentional employment discrimination.

Contact: Patrease Jones-Brown Director (202) 565-3591

Related links

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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Disability Compliance and Reasonable Accommodation Handbook (DCRA-Policy-Handbook-Revised-Final-2011-2-Website.pdf)

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