Department of Defense Education Activity

Non EEO Complaints

There are other avenues to address workforce concerns not covered by Title VII for employees, applicants, and former employees.

In addition, the Department of Defense Education Activity's Center for Early Dispute Resolution provides confidential, impartial assistance to address and resolve concerns and differences encountered at DoDEA that are non-EEO issues, both by working with individuals and through processes involving impartial third party mediators or facilitators.


The Civil Rights

Discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, and status as a parent in federally conducted education and training programs (Executive Order 13160)

Point of Contact:

The DoDEA District Chief of Staff serves as the DCP
District Coordinator for their District.

At DoDEA-HQ, contact the DCP Lead
Coordinator at 


Office of the Inspector General

Promotes the integrity, accountability, and performance of the DoDEA programs and provides oversight on issues regarding waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement.

Point of Contact:

Hotline telephone: 571-372-7410
Hotline DSN: 312-372-7410
Hotline Email:


Labor Relations

Union related issues, negotiated agreement grievances

Point of Contact:

DoDEA Americas: Personnel Staffing Specialist
703-696-3104 Ext. 2629

DoDEA Europe: Personnel Advisor, Europe Region
011-49-611-380-7376

DoDEA Pacific: Personnel Division, Pacific Region
011-81-611-745-2293

Authority:
5 USC 7101, et seq.


Employee Relations

Issues appealable to the U. S. Merit Systems Protection Board, administrative grievances/procedures (e.g., performance appraisals, adverse personnel actions, complaints regarding sexual orientation harassment, political affiliation, marital status or discrimination)

Point of Contact:

DoDEA Americas:
703-696-3104 Ext 2629

DoDEA Europe: Personnel Advisor, Europe Region
011-49-611-380-7376

DoDEA Pacific: Personnel Division, Pacific Region
011-81-611-745-2293

Authority:
5 U.S.C. 2302
5 U.S.C. 7501, et seq.
5 U.S.C. 1201, et seq.


General Counsel

Issues regarding Standards of Conduct/Ethics (e.g., outside employment, post-employment, financial disclosure requirements, political activities, gifts between employees, gifts from outside sources, fund raising activities, and relationships with non-federal organizations)
 

Point of Contact:

Edwin Daniel, General Counsel
571-372-0906

Authority:
Ethics in Government Act of 1978 ( 5 U.S.C. App. §101 et. seq.)

Executive Order, 12674, "Principles of Ethical conduct for Government Officers and Employees," April 12, 1989, as amended.

Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch, 5 C.F.R. 2635 (Office of Government Ethics Rules).

DoD 5500.7-R, JOINT ETHICS REGULATIONS (JER), 30 Aug 93. Change 4, effective 6 August 1998.


U. S. Office of Special Counsel

Issues regarding whistleblowing, prohibited personnel practices, Hatch Act

Point of Contact:

Complaints Examining Unit
U.S. Office of Special Counsel
1730 M Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036-4505

Telephone: 800-872-9855 or (202) 653-7188
Fax: 202-653-5151

Authority:
5 U.S.C. §1216, 2301, 2302(b), 7321, et seq.