Policy of EQUITY

The Los Angeles County Policy of Equity reflects and builds upon our MISSION, VISION, and VALUES, which each employee is responsible for demonstrating in both actions and words.

The values of INTEGRITY AND RESPECT lie at the heart of our Policy of Equity. All employees are required to conduct themselves in accordance with the Policy and all applicable local, county, state, and federal laws.

The purpose of this Policy is intended to preserve the dignity and professionalism of the workplace as well as to protect the right of employees to be free from discrimination, sexual harassment, unlawful harassment (other than sexual), retaliation and inappropriate conduct toward others based on a protected status. Discrimination, sexual harassment, unlawful harassment (other than sexual), retaliation and inappropriate conduct toward others based on a protected status are absolutely contrary to the values of the County. Discrimination, sexual harassment, unlawful harassment, and retaliation are also illegal under local, county, state, and federal law.

The County will not tolerate discrimination, sexual harassment, unlawful harassment (other than sexual), or retaliation. As a preventive measure, the County also will not tolerate inappropriate conduct toward others based on a protected status even if the conduct does not meet the legal definition of discrimination or harassment.

County Equity Oversight Panel

The County Equity Oversight Panel is an independent oversight body comprised of employment law experts with the authority and responsibility for reviewing County equity investigations and making recommendations to County Department Heads concerning the disposition and discipline.
The CEOP shall meet as needed to conduct briefings on County equity investigations. The involved subject’s Department or supervising chain of command shall attend the Briefing. All applicable County employees due process, grievance and appeal rights remain intact under this Policy and procedure.


If you have questions or need additional Information, we can be reached at:

County of Los Angeles
Executive Director
County Equity Oversight Panel
Kenneth Hahn
Hall of Administration
500 W. Temple Room B-26
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 974-9868
Hot Line: 1-855-999-CEOP (2367)

 

Customer Service Center

Kenneth Hahn
Hall of Administration
500 W. Temple St, Ste 383
Los Angeles, CA 90012

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