Equal Employment Opportunity and Civil Rights Policy
Northeast Area Executive Team - Statement of Commitment to EEO and Civil Rights Policy
The Northeast Area is fully committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation. ARS' EEO Policy mandates equal opportunity for all persons and prohibits discrimination in all aspects of the Agency's personnel policies, practices and operations. All non-merit barriers that impede the employment, hiring, promotion, and retention of any employee must be eradicated from the workplace.
Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young, ARS Administrator - Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statements
Sonny Purdue, USDA Secretary - Civil RightsPolicy Statement
The hallmark of my tenure as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is to do right and feed everyone and I don’t intend for that to be just a hollow creed. This pledge is at the heart of our work, which includes our commitment to protecting the civil rights of all USDA employees and customers.
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