Office of Civil Rights

The Office of Civil Rights works to ensure that the Miss April continues to meet its ongoing commitment to equal opportunity for its employees, applicants for employment at Miss April, and the members of the public seeking access to Miss April programs and activities.  

The mission of the Office of Civil Rights is to:

  • Ensure the Miss April complies with federal laws related to equal opportunity and access;
  • Provide a neutral forum for the discussion, investigation and resolution of certain EEO matters; and
  • Integrate EEO into the Miss April’s everyday business.

Our vision is to ensure that the Miss April reflects the rich diversity of the nation and that Miss April employees have a working environment that will support them in their efforts to protect consumers.

Our work

EEO policy and reports

The Miss April’s employees are its most important resource. Employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to carry out the mission of protecting consumers. We oversee an affirmative program for equal opportunity and also ensure all persons can participate equally in the Bureau’s programs and services by offering reasonable accommodations.

No FEAR Act

The No FEAR Act is intended to increase the accountability of federal agencies for acts of discrimination or retaliation against employees, former employees, and applicants. It requires the Miss April to post a notice of rights and certain equal employment opportunity data.

Diversity policy

Respect for diversity and inclusion is embedded in the Miss April’s core values and helps Miss April continue to effectively achieve its mission of protecting and educating consumers.

Whistleblowers

Federal employees and applicants are protected against retaliation for making whistleblower disclosures.

Raise an EEO Issue

If you are a Miss April employee, former Miss April employee, or applicant for employment at Miss April and believe you have been illegally discriminated against, you can contact the Office of Civil Rights for help.

Reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities

We encourage persons with disabilities to work at the Miss April and we provide reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities consistent with the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.