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Affirmative Employment

The Affirmative Employment Division (AED) is responsible for the management of the Department's Affirmative Programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for all employees and applicants, including persons with disabilities. The Division monitors the Department's work force diversity and utilization; analyzes work force demographics and employment trends, and prepares and submits annual assessments and EEO Program status reports and plans, as required by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). The AED is also responsible for; (1) developing and issuing Department-wide policy, procedures, guidance and training on HUD's EEO programs, including the prevention of unlawful harassment, the provisions for providing reasonable accommodation, and disabled veteran employment; and (2) providing oversight, coordination, and funding of all Nationally recognized Special Emphasis Program observances.