FMCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity is primarily responsible for enforcing laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination based on race, gender, religion, age, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, and reprisal.

FMCS encourages applications from persons with disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons. Persons with disabilities who require assistive technology (such as a Braille reader, a large print, or TTY) to access information about our services should email us at or write to us at:

FMCS Office of Equal Employment Opportunity
One Independence Square
250 E Street, SW
Washington, DC 20427

Complaints of Employment Discrimination
If you believe you have been unlawfully discriminated against by FMCS or its officials, you must contact the FMCS EEO Director or an EEO Counselor within 45 days of the alleged discriminatory incident, the effective date a personnel action or the date you gained knowledge of an alleged discriminatory action. For information about the complaint process, including the administrative and judicial remedies, go to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) regulations at 29 CFR 1614. You may contact the EEOC by calling 1-800-669-4000 or (202) 663-4900

Disciplinary Actions
Discriminatory or retaliatory conduct by an employee while performing official duties can lead to disciplinary action up to, and including termination.

No Fear Act
The primary purpose of the No Fear Act of 2002 is to improve Federal agency accountability for violations of the anti-discrimination and whistleblower protection laws related to employment and to ensure that employees, applicants for employment, and former employees know their rights under anti-discrimination laws and the Whistleblower Protection Act.

FY19 Equal Employment Opportunity Data Posted Pursuant to No Fear Act of 2002 – Pub. L. 107-174
FY19 No Fear Act Annual Report to Congress

For information about the whistleblower protections laws go to the Office of Special Counsel website at
For information about anti-discrimination laws go to the federal sector section of the EEOC website at

Other Documents

FY19 Director Designee’s EEO Statement and Policy
EEO Policy
Reasonable Accommodation ProceduresEEO Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedures
FMCS EEO Director and Staff
FMCS Personal Assistance Services (PAS)
2018 Anti-Harassment Policy
Important Information regarding COVID-19 and EEO processing