Jesse L. Burnette, Director of EEO

Jesse L. Burnette, Director of EEO

The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) investigates harassment complaints and monitors equal employment and affirmative action policy and procedures. It also audits county contracts to maintain participation goals for Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) and Women owned Business Enterprises (WBE), and monitors the county's personnel and hiring procedures to assure compliance with the County's affirmative action plan.

What's Happening in Equal Employment Opportunity

Register for Straight Talk 2017 The Saturday Straight Talk 2017 session will be held on January 21, 2017 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. The cost to attend is $20 prepaid and $25 day of event, Students are $10 with student identification and Veterans are FREE with identification or DD Form 214. No refunds. Continental breakfast provided by the Erie County Industrial Development...

As a recipient of federal and state funds, the County of Erie is subject to the requirements and provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. It is the policy of the County of Erie to prevent and eliminate discrimination in all its operations and services whether federally funded or not.


We've compiled a report of the outcomes of our service objectives in 2014, including statistical data. Click to read our 2014 Year In Review report.