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Office of Equal Opportunity

The Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) manages and monitors the Washington State Department of Transportation's External Civil Rights Programs.  These programs include:

  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE)
  • Minority, Small, Veteran and Women Business Enterprises (M/S/V/WBE)
  • Small Business Enterprises (SBE)
  • On the Job Training (OJT)
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Contract Compliance (EEO CC)
  • Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance (TERO)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) / 504 Rehabilitation Act
  • Title VI
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP)
  • Environmental Justice (EJ)


WSDOT OEO Community meeting
This event is for individuals – particularly minorities, veterans and women – interested in working with WSDOT as a contractor or consultant; and those who are interested in working in the construction trades.
When: Thursday, March 24, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: NewHolly Gathering Hall, Seattle

2016 Regional Contracting Forum - Government agencies come together with contractors, consultants, and suppliers to network and share information on contracting opportunities.
When: Tuesday, April 5, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle