Equal Opportunity Policy Statement

The Federal Home Loan Banks Office of Finance is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace and in our business relationships. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis. We provide an inclusive environment for talented and creative individuals with the background, skills, and desire to succeed in a challenging environment. Our commitment to equal opportunity employment applies to all persons involved in our operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including supervisors and co-workers. We are committed to the following:
  • To recruit, hire, train, promote, and compensate all applicants and employees in a nondiscriminatory manner without regard to race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture, hair type and protective hairstyles), color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, or related conditions), national origin or ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, uniformed servicemember status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a parent, marital status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law ("protected characteristics");
  • To ensure that all personnel actions related to such matters as compensation, promotions, transfers, benefits, OF- sponsored training/educational assistance, and social and recreational programs are administered in a nondiscriminatory manner without regard to protected characteristics;
  • To select and engage contractors and make and administer all contractual relationships in a nondiscriminatory manner without regard to protected characteristics.

We prohibit, and shall not knowingly permit, retaliation or reprisal against a person who in good faith makes a report of unlawful discrimination or participates in any manner in any investigation, proceeding, or hearing of alleged unlawful discrimination, including in any investigation, proceeding, or hearing conducted by a government enforcement agency. Prohibited retaliation includes, but is not limited to, termination, demotion, suspension, failure to hire or consider for hire, failure to give equal consideration in making employment decisions, failure to make employment recommendations impartially, adversely affecting working conditions or otherwise denying any employment benefit.

An employee should report any discrimination and/or retaliation prohibited by this policy statement to his or her supervisor, any management team member or Human Resources.

Any good faith report of discriminatory and/or retaliatory conduct will be investigated in a thorough and objective manner. If a report of discrimination or retaliation is substantiated, appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment, will be taken.

Approved: 02/16/21

Please contact  human.resources@fhlb-of.com for more information, or click here to review our complaint procedure.