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Message from Chairman Gruenberg - EEO Policy Statement

February 11, 2015

I am pleased to reaffirm the FDIC’s commitment to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It is the FDIC's policy to provide every individual with an equal opportunity in all of our employment programs and business activities, and to prohibit discrimination in all aspects of our personnel operations (including recruitment, hiring, promotions, training, awards, reorganizations, and employee retention).

I expect every FDIC employee—staff and supervisors—to continue our dedicated efforts to strengthen and sustain the FDIC’s position as a model workplace and employer of choice. It is essential that we continue to cultivate a workplace culture of excellence, that is inclusive and supportive of diversity, and safe and free from hostility or harassment. Such a workplace treats everyone with dignity and respect, embraces our differences, and allows the freedom to compete on a fair and level playing field.

I am confident that all of you will become familiar with and adhere to the EEO principles and affirm our zero tolerance for prohibited, discriminatory behavior. We must continue to conduct ourselves with professional courtesy and advance the principles of workplace access and inclusion.

For more information about equal employment opportunity and freedom from reprisal for those who engage in protected activity, please take the time to review the Corporation's Policy on Equal Opportunity (Circular 2710.1 dated October 19, 2010).

Martin J. Gruenberg

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