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Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

Anti-Harassment Procedure Manual

USDA announced a new Anti-Harassment Procedure Manual (DM 4200-003) that explains the process and procedures to administer the new USDA Anti-Harassment Program.


OASCR's mission is to provide leadership and direction for the fair and equitable treatment of all USDA customers and employees while ensuring the delivery of quality programs and enforcement of civil rights. OASCR ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies for USDA customers and employees regardless of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and expression), religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, political beliefs, parental status, protected genetic information, or because all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all bases apply to all programs.)


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