Equal Employment Opportunity


To provide overall direction, management and over-site to the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program for the District Commander.

The EEO Office administers a comprehensive EEO program for the New York District.  The program is provided through the direction of an EEO Officer and two EEO Specialists; Provide direction and feedback for the development and implementation of district and region Affirmative Employment Plans. Administers the USACE Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program for both informal and formal EEO complaints.

The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) counseling program is designed to provide the initial step when considering a complaint of discrimination. A person who believes they have been discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental handicap, national origin or reprisal, as it pertains to EEO, must consult with the EEO Office when trying to resolve the matter.  The EEO Office must be contacted within 45 calendar days of the alleged discriminatory incident. The EEO Officer will assign a counselor to the employee. The counselor is free to make whatever inquiry they believe necessary to resolve the complaint on an informal basis and counsel an aggrieved person concerning the merits of a matter.  If a matter is not resolved to the satisfaction of the aggrieved person, the person may file a complaint of discrimination with the EEO Officer or the Director of EEO. 

New York District EEO Office:

26 Federal Plaza, Room1845

New York, NY 10278-0090

Phone: (917) 790-8015/8115

Fax: (212) 264-5077

Email: Jean.Lau@usace.army.mil