Aung Htein Division Director U.S. Department of Labor Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration & Management Directorate Business Applications Services Division Director of Benefits & Payments
U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board Docket Number DC-1221-16-0227-W-1 / John S. Edwards v. Department of Labor
“Systemic Racism” is present when the people in an organization at every level turn a blind eye to racism when it is presented to them. I would like to share my family’s personal story about Systemic Racism in the U.S. federal government to demonstrate howit is permitted, approved and ignored by elected officials in both major political parties in Washington, D.C.
“I swear before God that I personally witnessed eight highly competent African American federal employees be denied promotions and assignments that would enhance their careers. I was ordered to remain silent while a black woman was treated like a wild animal and herded into subservient jobs for many years because of the color of her skin.”