DALLAS--Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination and a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. According to Army’s policy on sexual harassment, it violates acceptable standards of integrity and conduct required of all Army personnel – military and civilian.
Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcome advances, requests for sexual favors, and any other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when 1) submission to or rejection of such conduct is used as a basis of employment decisions; 2) submission to such conduct is made a term or condition of employment or, 3) such conduct unreasonably interferes with job performance or has the purpose or effect of creating a hostile, offensive, or intimidating work environment.
DALLAS--The Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, marked a year of accomplishments in Fiscal Year 2014, brought about in large part by solid partnerships and extraordinary efforts of the SWD workforce, according to SWD officials.
In addition to executing $492 million in investigation, construction and operations and maintenance, SWD initiated the first news start studies and construction projects since Fiscal Year 2010. These included the Houston Ship Channel and Comprehensive Coastal Texas studies; the Lower Colorado River Basin Phase I, Onion Creek, Austin, Texas; the Project Partnership Agreement for the Onion Creek Study and the Half Moon Reef Nature Conservancy; and completion of the Dam Safety Modification Studies for Addicks and Barker Dams in Houston and Pine Creek Dam in Oklahoma.
DALLAS--We all have that “tipping point” in life, that moment when circumstances converge to change our future direction forever. For graduating college senior Andrea Murdock in 1988, that point came as she was pursuing various options for post-college employment. On the one hand, she had already decided that she wanted to be a park ranger and had interviewed for a park ranger job with three different Army Corps of Engineers Districts—St. Louis, Huntington, and Mobile—at a job fair in El Paso. On the other, she had no real professional work history, and was considering joining the Peace Corps to get some solid experience on her resume prior to going for that federal government position.