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Equal Opportunity Office

Equal Opportunity Office / Divisions / Civil Rights Programs

Civil Rights Programs 

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DBE Program Overview

                Contract Compliance      Supportive Services Providers    Title VI    Title VII     Civil Rights Programs Reporting

Contract Compliance  

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) requires the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) as a contracting agency to assure compliance of contractors with the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), On The Job Training (OJT) and federal Wage Rate requirements. For more information and contact information to assist contractors and other interested parties, please click here.

 


Supportive Services Providers   

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) provides assistance to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) seeking or conducting business with the department. This assistance is designed to help these businesses grow, become more self sufficient, and successfully compete for contracts with the department. For more information on the Supportive Services Providers, please click here



Title VI 

The Department's Title VI Program is responsible for providing leadership, direction and policy to ensure compliance with Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and related authorities. The Department is proud of its longstanding policy to ensure that social impacts to communities and people are recognized early and continually throughout the transportation decision-making process.  For more information on the Title VI Program, please click here

 

Title VII 

It is against the law and Department policy to discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or marital status, except as provided by law. FDOT Employees or applicants may file internally with the Equal Opportunity Office (EOO) or externally with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or the Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR). For more information on the Title VI Program, please click here

 

Civil Rights Reporting

The Civil Rights Programs assist the Department with meeting state and federal requirements through DBE Goal, DBE Plan, and DBE Reports/Letter Grades.