EEO Rights & Protections
Any FDIC employee, former employee, or applicant for an FDIC position may file a complaint of discrimination.
FDIC Policy and EEO Laws Prohibit Discrimination based on:
You must contact an EEO Counselor within 45 calendar days of the employment action or event you believe is discriminatory.
- Sex (including pregnancy)
- National Origin
- Disability (physical and/or mental)
- Age (40 years or older)
- Sexual Orientation
- Genetic Information (information about an individual's genetic tests; or information about the genetic tests, or the manifestation of a disease or disorder in the individual's family members)
- Parental Status
- Gender Identity or Expression (a gender-related identity, appearance, expression, or behavior of an individual regardless of the individual's assigned sex at birth)
- Retaliation (for participating in the EEO complaint process or opposing discriminatory practices)
To request an EEO Counselor contact:
If you have any questions, or require further assistance regarding the EEO counseling process, please contact: EEO Counseling Hotline at (703) 562-6100 or FDIC Call Center Toll Free (877) 275-3342; TTY (703) 562-2473.
Formal EEO Complaints:
Formal EEO complaints may only be filed within 15 calendar days following the conclusion of EEO counseling and receipt of the Notice of Right to File a Formal Complaint. The formal complaint may contain only those allegations that were presented to the EEO Counselor.