State Equal Employment Opportunity
The State Equal Employment Opportunity program focuses on California’s civil rights laws, the prevention of unlawful discrimination and harassment, and provide fair treatment for State Civil Service Employees of the California Military Department without regard to Age (over 40), Ancestry / National Origin, Disability (Mental and Physical), Gender Identity / Gender Expression, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Medical Condition, Military and Veteran Status, Race / Color, Religion / Creed, Sex – Gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), and Sexual Orientation.


Title II of the California Government Code affords California State Civil Service employees protection against acts of unlawful discrimination.

It is illegal to discriminate against a person because of his or her protected categories.  It is also illegal to retaliate against an individual because he or she complained about discrimination, filed a complaint of discrimination, or participated in an investigation or lawsuit involving a discrimination.

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing enforces California laws pertaining to unlawful discrimination and requires all State Agencies to comply with all laws and regulations which uphold EEO activities.

The State EEO discrimination complaint process is in accordance with Title II of the California Government Code.

Basis of Discrimination

Protected Categories of the EEO Program.  Reference EEO-MD-110, Equal Employment Opportunity Management Directive for 29 CFR Part 1614.

Age (over 40)
Ancestry / National Origin
Disability (Mental and Physical)
Gender Identity / Gender Expression
Genetic Information
Marital Status
Medical Condition
Military and Veteran Status
Race / Color
Religion / Creed
Sex – Gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions)
Sexual Orientation

General Processing

Any State Civil Service employee or job applicant for State civil Service employment who believe he or she have been discriminated against may file a complaint. A complaint for discrimination must filed within 365 calendar days from the date of the alleged discrimination, or the date the individual was made aware of the alleged discriminatory event or action.  Complaints for disability discrimination must be filed within 180 calendar days of the alleged act. See the Department of Fair Employment and Housing for additional information.


Associated Forms.

California Military Department
State Personnel Office
9800 Goethe Road, Box 06
Sacramento, California 95827-9101

EEO Officer: (916) 854-3154