EEO and Preventing Discrimination in the Federal Workplace

  • 3 topics | 21m
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As a manager, it is essential to use recruitment strategies that attract the right candidates. But just as important is the avoidance of discrimination, both intentional and unintentional. In this course, you will learn about the Equal Employment Opportunity laws that guide your agency's recruiting efforts and how to help ensure your hiring practices are fair and lawful. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by the law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. This information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state.


  • recognize employment actions that are prohibited by provisions in the Equal Employment Opportunity laws
  • identify Equal Employment Opportunity terms by their definitions
  • identify Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibiting employment discrimination and how they affect recruitment and hiring


  • Equal Employment Opportunity Laws
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Terms and Definitions
  • Knowledge Check: EEO and Preventing Discrimination