Equal Employment Opportunity Office

The Equal Employment Opportunity Office is committed to providing equal opportunities in all areas of employment to all county employees, regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, age, marital status, religion, ancestry, medical condition, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other factors not directly related to the duties of the county jobs involved.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Office assists County employees, agencies and departments with:

  • Sexual Harassment/Discrimination Complaints, Investigations, and Training
  • Responding to state and federal Equal Employment Opportunity compliance agencies, and
  • Provides staff assistance to the county's Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Committee 

Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Training:

Effective June 1, 2019, all employees are required to complete two (2) hours of Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Training, every two (2) years. The training:

  • Introduces employees to Administrative Policies 601: Discrimination and 602: Sexual Harassment in County Employment
  • Explores what harassment and discrimination are and what they are not
  • Highlights impacts of discriminatory and harassing behavior on the workplace and each employee's role in preventing its occurrence
  • Encourages employees to recognize what comments or behaviors may contribute to discrimination or harassment
  • Helps employees become aware of what to do when experiencing harassment or discrimination, and
  • Helps supervisors or employees understand responsibilities when someone reports harassing behavior or makes an accusation of discrimination or harassment