The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
PREVENTION OF EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION
A. HIGHLIGHTS OF FY2002 BUDGET REQUEST FOR PREVENTION OF
The agency's Prevention effort is a key component of the
Commission's enforcement strategy. Activities carried out under the
agency's outreach, education and technical assistance function are
financed with the $233.4 million provided under the Comprehensive
Enforcement Program. Prevention of employment
discrimination includes outreach, education, and technical
assistance to employees and employers in both the private and
With the resources requested for fiscal year 2002, EEOC will
engage in prevention activities aimed at accomplishing its GPRA
measures. The following activities will focus on employers
- Conduct 1,200 consultations with employer stakeholders on
operational and legal issues.
- Provide technical assistance to 50,000 private sector and
federal sector employers through activities.
- Conduct 250 outreach events for employers encouraging their
participation in EEOC's mediation program.
- Provide education and information materials for 5,000 small
employers with approximately 15-99 employees.
- Develop and implement an outreach plan to provide education and
technical assistance and proactively distribute EEOC's education
and information materials to small private sector employers and
federal sector employers.
- Conduct at least 120 outreach, education or other technical
assistance activities to assist federal agencies make EEO program
improvements, including establishing alternative dispute resolution
programs throughout the EEO process
- Conduct 20 on-site evaluations of federal agency EEO
- Conduct 3,900 consultations with employee stakeholders on
operational and legal issues.
- Provide education and information materials to 30,000 employee
representatives, including representatives from under-served groups
- Implement an outreach plan to inform under-served
constituencies of their rights, and to proactively distribute
educational and informational materials to employee
- Make 15 additional publications available in an alternate
format and translated into 7 alternate languages.
- Make information about employment discrimination and the
federal EEO procedures available for the approximately 2 million
federal employees, using EEOC's web site and other innovative
- Provide EEOC informational materials to federal sector
employees and major employee groups identified in the prior fiscal
year(s) and give appropriate follow-up assistance.
Section III Discussion
The following subsections discuss the budget request in further
detail and provide the fiscal year 2002 GPRA measures for the two
program areas covered in Section III: Outreach, Education and
Technical Assistance to Employers and to Employees. We have
included in Appendix C-4 EEOC's Fiscal
Year 2000 Annual Performance Report under the Government
Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA) describing
accomplishments in fiscal year 2000.
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