Internal Communication concerning the Program
The Colorado Judicial Department’s Statement of Policy contained within this program description shall be distributed to all Department judicial officers and employees when this program is adopted, and thereafter distributed to each new judicial officer and employee upon hire. It shall also be posted on courthouse bulletin boards, along with Federal Equal Employment Opportunity posters. It will be made available on the Colorado Judicial Department’s Intranet site. The Colorado Judicial Department EEO/Diversity Plan shall be distributed to all Chief Judges, Judicial District Administrators, Clerks of Court, Judges, and Supervisors, and shall be available to judicial officers and employees upon request through the Human Resources Division of the State Court Administrator’s office.
Articles concerning the EEO/Diversity Plan shall be featured periodically in the Department’s newsletters and publications as appropriate, and shall be included in management handbooks, annual reports, and policy manuals.
Training related to diversity in the workplace, harassment, and sexual harassment shall be provided to all employees and judges.
External Communication concerning the Program
To affirm its commitment to the EEO/Diversity Plan, the Judicial Department shall conduct outreach to minority communities, high schools, community colleges, other colleges and universities, and professional associations to establish liaisons with those groups, foster a positive relationship, and recruit people from under-represented minority groups for employment and volunteer opportunities.
The Department’s EEO/Diversity Plan shall be published on the Judiciary’s web site (at www.courts.state.co.us
The Human Resources Division shall send job announcements to recruitment sources that have contact with potential job applicants who would increase the Judicial Department’s diversity. These sources shall be kept informed of the EEO/Diversity Plan and encouraged to make employment referrals.
All Judicial Department job vacancy notices and job advertisements shall contain the statement “The Colorado Judicial Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.”