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File #: 17-1338    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/5/2017 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/19/2017 Final action: 12/19/2017
Title: Human Resources Department recommending the Board 1) Adopt the Equal Employment Opportunity Plan consistent with the requirements of the Code of Federal Regulations 28 42.304; and 2) Authorize the Human Resources Director to submit the Plan to the California Department of Justice and the Governor's Office of Emergency Services, and to make any minor changes to the Plan as neccessary relative to review by these agencies, contingent upon review and approval by County Counsel. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - El Dorado EEOP 12-19-17, 2. B - 28_CFR_42.301-308 12-19-17
Title
Human Resources Department recommending the Board
1) Adopt the Equal Employment Opportunity Plan consistent with the requirements of the Code of Federal Regulations 28 42.304; and
2) Authorize the Human Resources Director to submit the Plan to the California Department of Justice and the Governor's Office of Emergency Services, and to make any minor changes to the Plan as neccessary relative to review by these agencies, contingent upon review and approval by County Counsel.

FUNDING: N/A
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Human Resources Department recommending the Board
1) Adopt the Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) consistent with the requirements of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 28 42.304; and
2) Authorize the Human Resources director to submit the Plan to the California Department of Justice and the Governor's Office of Emergency Services, and to make any minor changes to the Plan as neccesary relative to review by these agencies, contingent upon review and approval by County Counsel.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The County of El Dorado is required to develop and maintain an EEOP that provides a narrative description of our policies, practices, procedures, and data related to equal employment opportunity (EEO) activities within the County of El Dorado and El Dorado County. The essential requirements of the plan are outlined in 28 CFR 42.301-308.

A previous County Counsel opinion indicated the County of El Dorado was exempt from the requirements of an EEOP; however, such opinion was made based on an understanding that the funding agency was requesting an Affirmative Action Plan and not an EEOP. In October 2017, the Human Resources Department and County Counsel confirmed that given 28 CFR, Section 42.302 clearly indicates that the County falls within the scope of the definition and must develop and maintain an EEOP.

Given the requirements of the law and to ensure the County is in good standing with grantor requirements, the Human Resour...

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