NAVY - OPNAV 5354.1F CH-1
(N134) NAVY EQUAL OPPORTUNITY POLICY
|Publication Date:||20 September 2011|
Applicability and Scope
a. The provisions of this instruction apply without regard to race, color, national origin, sex or religion within constraints of the law to all active duty Navy, Navy Reserve and assigned civilian personnel (not to supersede the provisions of paragraph 3b) .
b. Policies and procedures on Department of the Navy Civilian Discrimination Complaints Program are issued as a separate instruction by Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy Civilian Human Resources (DASN CHR). DON civilian Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policy implements the regulatory requirements of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Title 29, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 1614, and is provided in reference (c). Sexual harassment policy for civilian personnel is outlined in reference (d). Civilian employees who raise allegations of discrimination shall be referred to the appropriate servicing human resources office (HRO). Civilian personnel policy instructions concerning EEO and SH have applicability to Navy commands/staffs employing U.S. civilian personnel and to all civilian employees, the Commanding Officer (CO), and all military managers and supervisors of civilian personnel.
c. This instruction discusses EO and SH only. Other forms of unacceptable conduct, such as supremacist activity, hazing and fraternization are addressed in references (e) through (g).
Purpose. To implement references (a) and (b), which directs the Department of the Navy (DON) policy and provides guidance on equal opportunity (EO), including prevention of unlawful discrimination and sexual harassment (SH). This instruction is a complete revision and should be reviewed in its entirety.