INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL DISSEMINATION
The efficacy of the affirmative action program of the Department rests upon the full
understanding and awareness of the policy commitment to equal employment
opportunity by the employees and applicants for employment within the Department.
A summary of the equal employment opportunity rights of all employees is included
within the IDES Employee Guidebook and Code of Ethics.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement of Policy, EO
Discrimination Complaint Processing Procedures have been made available to all
employees, as Policies and Procedures, Section 1200 and 1201 in hard copy and on-line.
Section 504 and ADA Policy Statements for Employment Practices and Program
Accessibility have been issued to Department employees and the Affirmative Action
Plan is available for employee review in the IDES Office of Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action, IDES Library, regional offices, in local offices, IETC
offices, Chicago Central Office, Director’s office in Springfield and other IDES
The Equal Opportunity Is The Law notice shall be permanently posted on all boards in
IDES regional and local offices. This notice is also published on line at
The Affirmative Action Plan shall be disseminated to all managerial personnel.
A notice shall be provided indicating the availability of the Affirmative Action plan for
employee review through management, IDES library and the EO Officer.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement and discrimination complaint
process is incorporated within Department orientation training of new employees.
The Policy Statement shall be included in correspondence directed to special interest
groups, community organizations and recruitment sources for minorities, women and
individuals with disabilities.
Where appropriate, the Policy Statement shall be included in agency publications
designed for external distribution.
The Department shall include the Section 504 and ADA Notice Requirement in all
major agency publications designed for external distribution.
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