In accordance with the Chapter 123:1-49 of the Ohio Administrative Code, the Ohio Department of Administrative Services, Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (AA/EEO) Unit, has the responsibility to provide leadership and guidance to agencies in the conduct of affirmative action programs as well as issue procedures to implement the state EEO policy and programs.
The AA/EEO Unit is also responsible for ensuring non-discrimination against a state employee or candidate for state employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years of age or older), genetic information, or sexual orientation, as those terms are defined in Ohio law, federal law and any current executive order of the governor of Ohio, in making any state government employment-related decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, layoff, termination, transfer promotion, demotion, rate of compensation, or eligibility for in-service training programs.
The State of Ohio is an equal opportunity employer and in accordance with the state of Ohio’s equal employment opportunity (EEO) policy you may file a complaint electronically with the equal opportunity division, or by U.S. Mail to the division, through an authorized representative, or with the agency EEO Representative within thirty (30) calendar days of the date of the alleged improper conduct if:
- You are a state of Ohio employee or applicant or candidate for state employment
- You believe that improper conduct occurred in the making of a state government employment-related decision
Please see below for complete complaint process information.