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There are both obvious and hidden costs in dealing with sexual harassment. There are complaints, investigations and lawsuits, plus high turnover, absenteeism, public image, safety, and efficiency concerns.

Please take a look at your work environment. What may appear on the surface to be "just good humor" or "harmless fun" can hide a troublesome, unpleasant, degrading and expensive case of sexual harassment in the making. The following information will

  • alert you to the warning signs,
  • point out potential problem areas,
  • show you ways to stop sexual harassment before it begins….and to handle it effectively if and when it ever occurs.

Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH) Guide Table of Contents

DoDEA Americas DMEO Contacts

DMEO Program Manager

Phone: 678-364-6655
Blackberry: 678-554-9687
Fax: 770-632-8720

DMEO Counselor

Phone: 678-364-8013
Fax: 770-632-8720

Employees and applicants must contact the EEO Office at: 700 Westpark Drive, 3rd Floor, Peachtree City, GA 30269 (phone numbers above), within 45 days of the discriminating act to begin complaint counseling. EEO counselors assigned to process informal complaints are appointed by the EEO Chief. They are not advocates for management or the complainant, but serve as an impartial third party.


DoDEA Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity (DMEO) Program

EEO Complaint Process

Quick Reference Guide for Managers - Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Allegations

DoDEA EEO Policy

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

DoDEA EEO Regulation 5713.9

EEOC Regulations on Federal Sector EEO, 29 C.F.R. Part 1614

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Website