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Diversity, Affirmative Action & Equal Employment Opportunity

graphic for eeo-aa"It is the policy of this state to provide equal opportunity in state employment to all persons. An individual shall not be denied equal access to state employment opportunities because of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or physical or mental disability.  It also is the policy of this state to apply affirmative action measures to correct deficiencies in the state employment system where those remedies are appropriate. This policy shall be construed broadly to effectuate its purposes" (Iowa Code Section 19B.2).

State of Iowa EEO, AA, and Anti-Discrimination Policy

Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity

Executive Branch Annual Affirmative Action Report

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: Enforces Federal Laws Protecting You From Discrimination in Employment

State Agency Resources

Related Personnel Development Seminars Available

Other Resources