Office of Work Place Diversity [FCC] Law and Legal Definition

The Office of Work Place Diversity (OWD) is a staff office of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The OWD handles diversity, equal employment opportunity, and affirmative employment matters.

The OWD functions include ;

a. taking steps to foster a diverse workforce ;

b. promoting and ensuring equal opportunity for all FCC employees and candidates for employment; and

c. developing the FCC’s affirmative employment goals and objectives.

The OWD equal employment opportunity aims :

a. to provide a full and fair opportunity for all employees, regardless of non-merit factors such as race, religion, gender, color, age, disability, sexual orientation or national origin;

b. to pursue a career in the Federal service and to advance based upon their performance and abilities; and

c. to enable all employees to carry out their duties in the workplace free from unlawful discriminatory treatment, including sexual harassment and retaliation for engaging in legally protected activities.