Portfolio for Women - Legal


EEOC Regulations require that "the head of the agency shall designate … such Special Emphasis Program managers … as may be necessary to carry out the functions described in Part 1614 in all organizational units of the agency and at all agency installations” (29 C.F.R. § 1614.102(b)(4)).

Executive Orders

Executive Order 11478, August 8, 1969, Issued by Richard M. Nixon –– Equal employment opportunity in the Federal Government

Executive Order 11375, October 13, 1967, Issued by President Lyndon B. Johnson –– Establishes the Federal Women’s Program


Proclamation, February, 1980, Issued by President Jimmy Carter –– Declared Week of March 8th, 1980 as National Women's History Week


Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 –– which prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex and national origin

Congressional Law, ub. L. 100-9 - Declared the Month of March as Women's History Month

Public Law 92-261

Equal Pay Act of 1963 (as amended)


29 CFR 1614 –– Federal Sector Equal Employment Opportunity


Management Directive 715 Report (MD-715) –– Annual report prepared by the agency’s on the representation of the workforce and best practices of the Federal Agencies to address underrepresentation as compared to the Civilian Labor Workforce.

Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program (FEORP) –– Annual report prepared by OPM contains information on the representation of minorities within the Federal Government and best practices of Federal agencies.