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WASHINGTON—The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has released a draft of its proposed four-year strategic plan that includes performance measures to gauge its progress in meeting its goals.
The EEOC, along with other federal agencies, are required to develop and post a strategic plan on their public website every four years, according to the draft.
The EEOC's goals for its four-year plan are: combating employment discrimination through strategic law enforcement; preventing employment discrimination through education and outreach; and delivering excellent service through effective systems, updated technology, and a skilled and diverse workforce, the agency said.
As part of its strategic objective to combat employment discrimination through strategic law enforcement, the EEOC’s proposed strategies include:
• Developing and implementing a strategic enforcement plan that establishes EEOC priorities and integrates the EEOC’s investigation, conciliation and litigation responsibilities in the private, state and local government sectors;
• “Rigorously and consistently” implementing charge and case management systems;
• Using administrative and litigation mechanisms to identify and attack discriminatory policies;
• Using EEOC decisions to target discriminatory practices and policies in federal agencies;
• Ensuring remedies end discriminatory practices and deter discrimination;
• And seeking remedies that provide “meaningful relief” to discrimination victims.
Comments on the draft plan, which the EEOC is still reviewing, must be submitted by Feb. 1 at email@example.com.
In November, the EEOC said fiscal 2011 saw a record number of
discrimination charges discrimination charges and record value of monetary awards.