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STATE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT MANAGER (SEEM) OFFICE


Mission: The position's purpose is to provide guidance and advice to the Adjutant General, senior commanders and managers on statutory requirements relating to the entire Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Military Equal Opportunity (EO) Program. The SEEM is the principal point of contact with the National Guard Bureau's Office of Equal Opportunity and the local office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.










National Guard Equal Employment Opportunity Data - Posted Pursuant to the No FEAR Act


The Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 (the No Fear Act or the Act), Section 301, requires each federal agency to post summary statistical data pertaining to complaints of employment discrimination filed against it by employees, former employees and applicants for employment under 29 CFR Part 1614.

 

The specific data to be posted is as specified in Section 301(b) of the Act and 29 CFR 1614.704. The required summary statistical data for EEO complaints filed against the Pennsylvania National Guard is provided.

 

Additionally, the No Fear Act, Section 302, requires the agency National Guard Bureau to post government-wide, a summary of the statistical data relative to hearings requested under 29 CFR Part 1614 and appeals filed with EEOC. 

 

The posted data is as specified in Section 302 (a) of the Act and 29 CFR 1614.706 and provided above. The posting of EEO data on agency public web sites is intended to assist Federal agencies, Congress, and the public to review whether the agency specific to subject required reporting are in compliance with the equal employment opportunity responsibilities and in compliance with law and regulations.




TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT


No Fear Act - The online training, "EEO Anti-Harassment & No FEAR for non-supervisors," is designed for all non-supervisory civilians and must be completed annually.

"EEO Anti-Harassment & No FEAR for supervisors" is designed for any supervisor, both military and civilian, who supervises a civilian employee. Supervisors need to complete only the supervisory training module and do not need to complete both modules annually.

Both modules are available through Army Training Resource and Requirements System (ATRRS). Go to https://faitas.army.mil/portals/logon.aspx to reach the Self Development Center Homepage.

Register for the course that applies to your status entering the following information in the Quick Course Search box: Course EEO-203A – EEO Anti-Harassment & NO FEAR for NON-SUPR. Course EEO-203B – EEO Anti-Harassment & NO FEAR for Supervisors.


Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Training Institute - www.eeoc.gov


Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) - www.deomi.org


Graduate School: USA - www.graduateschool.edu




SPECIAL OBSERVANCES


Monthly special ethnic observances are designed to enhance cross-cultural awareness and promote harmony among all uniformed members, their families, and the civilian workforce. These activities are extensions of the National Guard's equal opportunity education and training objectives.

 

Materials for observances are posted internally on PKO.