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1
Q

An EEO complaint must be filed within

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1 Year of the date of the alleged harassment

2
Q

When may a complainant file an EEO complaint directly with BITS

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Sexual Harassment

3
Q

In addition to notifying the EEO officer, what other actions can be taken by the officer on duty

A

Advise the complainant of their filing options as per PAID 1-77 and provide them a copy of the PAID

4
Q

If a complainant volunteers information about an incident, other than the fact the complaint is being made, the officer is required to

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Complete a Confidential EEO Incident Report
No copies shall be retained
No endorsements
Sealed envelope marked “confidential”

5
Q

What is considered the workplace

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Fire department affiliated functions such as
Parades
Marathons 
Ball games
Funerals
Dances
Parties
Picnics
Occurring in or out of the city, whether members are on or off duty
6
Q

A firefighter finding offensive material posted in quarters should not attempt to remove such material, but rather ask to have it removed by whom.

A

Officer or

EEO Officer

7
Q

Evidence such as posted offensive materials in quarters should be dated by the

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Officer and forwarded to the EEO Officer after telephone notification to the EEO Officer upon receipt of the offensive material, the EEO Officer will send acknowledgement to the Officer and/or complainant

8
Q

A firefighting suffering from harassment/discrimination should keep accurate records such as a detailed personal journal. How should this stuff be logged

A
  • Provide specific names, actions, witnesses, times, dates, etc
  • Use a BOUND notebook
  • Copy pages periodically and mail a copy to yourself, leaving the envelope sealed to utilize the postmark as evidence of dates
  • Notarized the personal journal periodically
9
Q

The chain of command (from member to EEO Officer)

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Is Bypassed when a member utilizes the EEO Complaint Procedure

10
Q

Upon notification of an alleged incident of harassment discrimination and/or retaliation of any kind by a member, the company officer is required to listen objectively to the complainant and if determined to be EEO related, the EEO Officer shall be contacted immediately. When may a company officer conduct an interrogation/investigation?

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If requested by the EEO officer OR BITS