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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 & Women Business Enterprises (M/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)

Events

Opportunity Forum (pdf 137 kb) - Learn about upcoming WSDOT projects and network with prime contractors and consultants.
Date: April 22, 2015
Location: Seattle

Preventing Discrimination in the Federal Aid Program
 (pdf 41 kb) - free Title VI training course for Sub-Recipients.

Location

Date

Time

Yakima

May 7, 2015

10:00am - noon

Pasco

June 4, 2015

10:00am - noon

Spokane

July 9, 2015

10:00am - noon

Tumwater

August 6, 2015

1:30pm - 3:30pm


Free Contractor Training
- More than 25 different classes are offered on subjects including safety, managing your claims to control your workers' compensation costs, public works contracting, business planning, risk management, marketing and more.
Date: May 15, 2015
Location: Bellevue

2015 Trading Conference and Trade Show -  Learn about Washington's government marketplace and network with state and local government officials.
Save the Dates: November 4 & 5, 2015
Location: Tacoma Convention and Trade Center.