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Equal Employment Opportunity

The Census Bureau EEO Office is dedicated to fully implement the policies, statutes and laws that are designed to value each employee, raise awareness of what discrimination looks and feels like, and to create an environment where all employees may work without fear of discrimination, harassment or reprisal. The end result will be an empowered workforce which is treated with respect and dignity throughout the Census Bureau.

The EEO Office will promptly address allegations of discrimination by:

  • Ensuring implementation of laws, regulations and policies in order to provide equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants for employment, to prohibit discrimination due to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age (40 and over), Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) disability, sexual orientation or reprisal for filing a previous EEO complaint.
  • Continually explaining patterns and new trends to managers and supervisors and encouraging their collaborative efforts towards resolution.
  • Creating opportunities for all parties to promptly resolve issues.

If you believe you have been discriminated against, you must contact the EEO Office within 45 calendar days of the following:

  • The alleged discriminatory action; or
  • The effective date of the personnel action; or
  • Becoming aware of the alleged discriminatory action


Toll Free:    1-800-872-6096

  • ADR Office, select option 1
  • EEO Office, select option 2


Federal Relay Service:    1-800-877-0996




ADR Voice:            (301) 763-5118, select option 1
EEO Office Voice:   (301) 763-2853, select option 2


ADR Fax:  (301) 763-4503
EEO Fax:  (301) 763-4460



Mail Address

U.S. Census Bureau
Equal Employment Opportunity Office
4600 Silver Hill Road
Washington, DC 20233


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