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Title VI Civil Rights Information

Department’s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policy and related Deputy Directives for Sexual Harassment, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Reasonable Accommodation, Religious Accommodation, Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibit harassment or discrimination in employment because of:

Age (40 and above)
Denial of Family Medical Care Leave (FMLA/CFRA)
Disability (Physical or Mental) Including HIV and AIDS
Marital Status
Medical Condition
National Origin
Political Affiliation
Sex (Gender or Pregnancy)
Sexual Orientation

Download the Title VI Discrimination Form

If you believe you have experienced discrimination, contact your equal employment opportunity office at: 

Phone: (415) 554-6000
TTY Line: (415) 554-6015

EEO complaints can be filed with the Department of Human Resources (DHR), the General Services Agency  (GSA) Human Resources Manager, or directly with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program, Discrimination Complaint Investigation Unit.

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 states “No person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color or national origin, be excluded from participating in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity, receiving Federal Financial Assistance.”

Who is protected by departmental policy and state and federal law?

Job Applicants

What is protected by departmental policy and state and federal law?

All Terms, Conditions and Privileges of Employment
Harassment Free Work
Environment (Including Sexual Harassment)
Programs, Activities, Services and Benefits

If you believe you have experienced discrimination under the Title VI Civil Right Acts, call the complaint hotline at:

Phone and TTY Line: (415) 554-8301

Title VI complaints can be filed directly with the Title VI Coordinator,  the General Services Agency (GSA) Human Resources Manager, Caltrans District 4 Office of Equal Opportunity in Oakland, Caltrans Discrimination Complaint Investigation Unit  in Sacramento, the Federal Highway Administration, and/or the U.S. Department of Transportation.

*Affirmative Action continues to be a federal requirement for all contractors and subcontractors receiving federal funds as well as for the employment of persons with disabilities at the state level.