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Sexual Orientation Discrimination: Questions & Answers

  • Preface
  • Sexual Orientation Discrimination
    • In General
    • Federal Government Policy
    • Department of Commerce Policy
    • The Law
    • Managers' Responsibilities
  • Avenues of Redress
    • In General
    • DOC Sexual Orientation Discrimination Complaint Process
    • Merit Systems Protection Board
      • In General
      • MSPB Appeals
    • U.S. Office of Special Counsel
    • Negotiated Grievance Procedure
  • Other Issues
    • Family Friendly Leave
    • Employee Assistance Program.

Resources for more Information on sexual orientation issues in federal employment:

For Hard Copies or Alternate Formats, contact OCR at 202-482-4993 (Voice).

TTY Users may use the Federal Relay Service (1-800-877-8339) to place calls.

The information contained in this publication is intended as a general overview and does not carry the force of legal opinion.

Published by U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Civil Rights, November 2002

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