The Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 (No FEAR Act), (Public Law No. 107-174) was passed by both houses of Congress and was signed into law by President Bush May 15, 2002.
The No FEAR Act became effective on October 1, 2003.
The intent of the Act is to help ensure that federal agencies:
The No FEAR Act requires this agency to provide this notice to Federal employees, former Federal employees and applicants for Federal employment about their rights and protections related to Federal anti-discrimination, whistleblower protection and retaliation.
ACF is committed to complying with the policies, regulations and procedures as outlined in the Act. Learn more about the No FEAR Act on the Office of Personnel Management website.
The No FEAR Act also requires federal agencies to:
The following report, as required by Title III, Section 301 of the No Fear Act is the statistical summary relating to equal employment opportunity complaints filed with the Department of Health and Human Services by employees or former employees of, or applicants for employment with the Department of Health and Human Services.