As an employer, the commonwealth is committed to having a workforce that is diverse and reflects the citizens that it serves. We strive to maintain a workplace where all employees and applicants for employment receive equal opportunities in all aspects of employment. There are numerous policies in place at the commonwealth to help us honor this commitment.
Each agency has an equal opportunity officer that helps to assure equity, opportunity and diversity within that agency. The main responsibilities of an EO officer are:
Pennsylvania is committed to protecting the rights and dignity of individuals with disabilities. As an employer, PA is required to ensure equal employment opportunities for applicants and employees with disabilities. Included in this responsibility is the requirement to provide an effective reasonable accommodation for an applicant or employee with a disability. Find out more about disability services at the commonwealth.
Tools & References
OA-Human Resources’ Bureau of Equal Employment Opportunity is available to assist with any EEO issues and can be contacted at 717.783.1130.