Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1120-07-.02 - AGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES

In demonstrating the agency's commitment to the equal employment opportunities policy, each Appointing Authority in state service shall:

(1) Be held responsible for compliance with the state law, policy, and executive orders pertaining to Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO), Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA), EEO Planning, and Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA);
(2) Adopt the equal employment opportunity compliance policy prepared by the Department of Human Resources and inform employees of the agency's commitment to that policy;
(3) Designate an employee to coordinate equal employment programs within that agency;
(4) Ensure supervisory personnel have participated in any required training that will enhance their role in carrying out the agency's equal employment opportunities policies;
(5) Maintain processes for internal investigations of workplace discrimination or harassment complaints conducted pursuant to the state's policy; and
(6) Submit to the Commissioner a completed equal employment opportunity plan annually in a manner prescribed by the Commissioner.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1120-07-.02
(For history prior to January 2, 1988, see pages 1-2 of the Introduction at the beginning of the chapters.) Repeal and new rule filed November 18, 1987; effective January 2, 1988. Amendment filed August 25, 1994; effective December 29, 1994. Repeal and new rule filed December 14, 2010; effective May 31, 2011. Repeal and new rule filed July 5, 2012; effective October 3, 2012. Amendments filed February 7, 2017; effective May 8, 2017. Amendments filed January 18, 2023; effective 4/18/2023.

Authority: T.C.A. §§ 8-30-101, 8-30-104, 8-30-105, 8-30-303, 8-30-307, 8-50-103, and 8-50-104; 29 U.S.C. § 623; 38 U.S.C. § 4311(a); 42 U.S.C. § 2000e, et seq.; 42 U.S.C. 2000ff, et seq.; 42 U.S.C. 12101, et seq.; 20 C.F.R. Part 1002.210; and 29 C.F.R. Parts 1600 through 1695.

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