The California National Guard (CNG) and the California Military Department (CMD)
will provide Equal Opportunity (EO) for Soldiers and Airmen in military status
and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for Soldiers, Airmen, and civilians in
Technician, State Civil Service, State Active Duty (to include Emergency SAD),
and State Military Reserve status. In addition, applicants for membership in the
CNG will not be subject to illegal discrimination. All CNG and CMD personnel
are entitled to serve in an environment free from discrimination and sexual
harassment. Allegations of discrimination and sexual harassment will be given
prompt attention and resolved as expeditiously as possible.
It is the goal of the CNG and CMD to resolve and settle all allegations and
complaints of discrimination fairly, equitably, and expeditiously. Whenever
possible, complaints will be resolved at the lowest appropriate command level.
Personnel who feel that they have been subjected to illegal discrimination have
the legal right to participate in the complaint process. Personnel filing
complaints will not be discouraged from filing a complaint due to fear of
The basis of discriminations apply to all
CNG and CMD personnel in the following service or employment
Title 32 Military Service
Members (AGR, ADOS, Traditional Soldiers and Airmen) will not be discriminated
against on the basis of Color, National Origin, Race, Religion, Reprisal, or
Dual and Non-Dual status Military
Technicians will not be discriminated against on the basis of Race, Age (40 or
older), Color, Disability, Genetic Information, Harassment (sexual/non-sexual),
National Origin, Sex, Religion, or Retaliation.
SCS employees, SAD, ESAD, and SMR will not
be discriminated against on the basis of Age, Ancestry, Association with a
member of a protected class, Color, Disability, Engagement in Protected
Activity, Family Care or Medical Leave, Genetic Information, Marital Status,
Medical Condition, Military and Veteran Status, National Origin, Race, Religion,
Sex (Gender), Sex Gender identity or Gender expression, Sex (includes pregnancy,
childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions, and Sexual
Personnel who believe they have
been discriminated against will be permitted to participate in the complaint
process IAW the appropriate regulations applicable to their occupation status.
Please contact your local EO/EEO representative or practioner and/or the EO/EEO
Office for assistance.
Comm: (916) 854-3177