State Equal Employment Manager

State Equal Employment Manager

The SEEM:

-Provides guidance and advice to the Adjutant General, senior commanders and managers on statutory requirements relating to the entire EEO program.

-is the Hawaii National Guard’s principal point of contact (POC) with the National Guard Bureau’s Office of Equal Opportunity and the local district office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

-Reviews Human Resources policies and programs to determine barriers, if any; advises the Adjutant General relative to their impact on National Guard policy to overcome under representation of minorities and women; and recommends changes or new actions to the Adjutant General, Chief of Staff, and Human Resources Officer.

-Counsels employees and applicants who believe they have been discriminated against; insures the timely, fair and impartial consideration and disposition of complaints; maintains and secures all documents pertinent to informal and formal complaints. Coordinates formal hearings when requested by the complainant. Make recommendations to the Adjutant General on resolution of complaints.