Equal Employment Opportunity

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Olympia, WA 98504-7500

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Equal employment opportunity means to provide equal access and opportunity to anyone who qualifies, regardless of sex, race, age, color, religion, mental or physical disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and/or military status. Covered groups cannot be excluded from participation in employment opportunities.

What is the tie that binds diversity management, affirmative action, and equal employment opportunity?  

Policies and practices that level the playing field for:

  • A diverse workforce
  • Work environment free from discrimination
  • Work environment more accessible and equitable for all through Reasonable Accommodations
  • Inclusive environment where all employees are valued, therefore more productive