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Jan. 24, 2023

How to Spot and Report Retaliation

As the Civil Rights Directorate’s Anti-Retaliation Campaign continues, today’s topic is spotting and reporting retaliation. Workplace retaliation can take many forms and it is important for employees to understand how to identify retaliation and the ways to report it. But how does one determine if an action is retaliatory?Elements of

Jan. 17, 2023

Understanding Retaliation

Beginning today, the Civil Rights Directorate kicks off an Anti-Retaliation Campaign that will educate and inform the Coast Guard workforce about workplace retaliation. Stay tuned to the Civil Rights Directorate website from January 17th to March 1st for content covering topics like what employees’ rights and responsibilities are, how to remedy a

Jan. 9, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard is Helping Engage Youth in Marine Environment Protection

Did you know that across the country, members of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) are supporting the communities in which they live and work through the Partnership in Education (PIE) Program? This program allows the Coast Guard workforce to engage with schools in order to promote the educational achievement of youth through tutoring, mentoring, and

Oct. 28, 2021

Coast Guard announces 2021 LATINA Style Distinguished Military Service Award recipients

Capt. Jo-Ann Burdian, Petty Officer 2nd Class Laura Morales, First Class Cadet Abigail Valadez, and Carla Garcia were recently recognized as the Coast Guard’s 2021 LATINA Style Distinguished Military Service Award recipients. This award honors military and civilian women from all branches, as well as one cadet from each military academy, who have

Aug. 31, 2021

Service Member on a Mission to Inspire and Empower

Congratulations to Lt. Cmdr. Katherine Pelkey, recipient of the 2021 Federally Employed Women (FEW) Meritorious Service Award for the Coast Guard. This honor, which is part of the Coast Guard’s Civil Rights Awards Program and awarded on behalf of FEW, recognizes military members from all Service branches who make notable contributions to the

Aug. 10, 2021

Headline: Coast Guard Recognizes Trailblazer for Outstanding Contributions to Civil Rights

Mr. Paul Ziegengeist, Equal Employment Manager (EEM), has been named the 2021 Civil Rights Service Provider (CRSP) Superior Service Award recipient. This honor is given to a CRSP biennially whose outstanding contributions further the Coast Guard’s Civil Rights mission.“I’m very honored to receive this recognition,” Ziegengeist said. “I know there

July 12, 2021

What’s New: DEOCS Version 5.0

Fostering a work environment with a positive command climate is critical to the Coast Guard’s readiness and mission success. An encouraging work environment not only motivates and inspires the workforce, but also creates an inclusive workplace that supports the values and needs of our Coast Guard team. The utilization of the Defense Organizational

June 10, 2021

Coast Guard Maintains a High Grade on Annual Civil Rights Report Card

The Coast Guard earned a 97.44% compliance rate on its FY20 Management Directive 715 (MD-715) measures. Every year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requires all federal agencies to review their EEO program, policies and practices, and conduct analyses of their workforce demographics in accordance with MD-715.This activity

June 3, 2021

Coast Guard's FAPAC 2021 Uniformed Services Award Winners Recognized

Cmdr. Hoon Park, Associate Director of Student Engagement and Diversity Outreach, U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA), and Chief Petty Officer Richard Hofschneider, Emergency Management and Force Readiness, Sector Guam, were recently recognized as the 2021 Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) Uniformed Services Award winners for the Coast