On January 17, 2023, the Department of State announced an agreement to settle Meyer, et al. v. U.S. Department of State, EEOC No. 531-2015-00092X, a longstanding class action pending at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) over successive administrations that challenges the Department’s Worldwide Availability requirement for career Foreign Service applicants. Links to a copy of the signed settlement agreement and to an accessible version of the settlement agreement are posted below.
Settlement Agreement (Original Version) [9 MB]
Settlement Agreement (Accessible Version) [287 KB]
Exhibits to the settlement agreement will be available soon. Please check back.