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Equal Employment Opportunity Rights and Statistics

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Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) is the right of all persons to work and advance on the basis of merit, ability and potential. Federal equal employment laws prohibit discrimination and require the government to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to:

  • Race
  • Color
  • Religion
  • Sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation)
  • National origin
  • Age (40 or older)
  • Disabling condition (mental or physical)
  • Reprisal
  • Genetic information (individual or family medical history)
  • Conditions related to pregnancy and childbirth

For further explanation, refer to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission‘s Discrimination by Type guidance.

Statistics and further information related to FMC’s compliance with the equal employment laws include: