The Arizona Department of Economic Security is committed to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Each individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal employment opportunity and prohibits discriminatory practices, including harassment. Therefore, the Arizona Department of Economic Security commits itself to a policy of non-discrimination as follows:
- The Arizona Department of Economic Security has developed this policy to ensure that all its employees can work in an environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.
- The Arizona Department of Economic Security will make every reasonable effort to ensure that all concerned are familiar with this policy and aware that any complaint of violation of such policies will be investigated and resolved appropriately.
- The Arizona Department of Economic Security will post our Equal Opportunity Policy. This policy is available on the Arizona Department of Economic Internet: https://des.az.gov, as well as on bulletin boards in all Arizona Department of Economic Security facilities.
- All employment announcements shall include the phrase.
“Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer”
As Director of the Arizona Department of Economic Security, I am committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. To ensure the dissemination and implementation of the Equal Opportunity Policy throughout all levels of the Department, Monica Sheble shall serve as the Equal Opportunity Administrator for the Arizona Department of Economic Security. Monica Sheble may be contacted at (602) 364-3976 or at MSheble@azdes.gov.
Any employee who has any questions or concerns about this policy should speak with the Arizona Department of Economic Security Office of Equal Opportunity at 602-364-3976.
The Department of Economic Security does not discriminate against any applicant or recipient of its programs, services, or activities on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability. DES prohibits discrimination against any person on any basis protected by the law in its programs, services, and activities, whether carried out by DES directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which DES carries out its programs and activities. Households with different immigration statuses may apply for benefits on behalf of US Citizen children and other eligible family members.