The Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) provides leadership, direction and guidance in carrying out the Railroad Retirement Board’s equal opportunity and civil rights responsibilities. OEO administers the agency wide equal employment opportunity (EEO) program by initiating policy, implementing and enforcing a variety of federal laws, executive orders and regulations that relate to EEO. This office is also responsible for providing oversight for the affirmative employment, diversity and discrimination complaint programs.
The mission of OEO is to:
Ensure that the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) is in compliance with equal employment opportunity laws and regulations;
Identify and eliminate discriminatory practices and policies; and
Develop programs that are designed to enlighten RRB personnel on diversity.
Questions regarding these programs and responsibilities may be addressed to the Director of Equal Opportunity:
Lynn Cousins, Director
Office of Equal Opportunity
U.S. Railroad Retirement Board
844 N. Rush Street, Room 844
Chicago, IL 60611-2092
Telephone: (312) 751-4942
FAX: (312) 751-7179
TTY: (312) 932-0628