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Equal Opportunity Compliance Office (EOCO)

Equal Opportunity Compliance Office

773-553-1013

42 W. Madison St.
Chicago, IL 60602

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is committed to providing a safe and secure working and learning environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. The Equal Opportunity Compliance Office (EOCO) implements the Chicago Board of Education’s Comprehensive Non-Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policy and investigates adult-to-adult and student-to-adult allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

What We Investigate

Discrimination

“Unjust or prejudicial treatment, including harassment and sexual misconduct, towards individuals due to the person’s real or implied membership in one or more of the Protected Categories.”

Harassment

“Unwelcome verbal, nonverbal, visual, and/or physical conduct that is the person's real or implied membership in one or more of the Protected Categories.” 

Retaliation

“Adverse employment action, such as discipline or denial of or access to a service or benefit against any person for having made a complaint, report, or participated in an investigation of discrimination, harassment, or sexual misconduct.” 

If you believe that you have been or are being discriminated against or harassed based on your membership in a PROTECTED CATEGORY, or retaliated against for having been involved in an investigation of discrimination, harassment, or sexual misconduct, please submit a complaint form or contact the EOCO to discuss the matter further.