Office of Equal Opportunity - Contractor Compliance Program Overview

This program helps highway construction firms fulfill their Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) contractual obligations, ensuring that all operations are conducted in a non-discriminatory fashion and that equal opportunities are extended to minorities and women.

The program accomplishes the following:

  • Develop an Office of Equal Opportunity contractor compliance plan.
  • Conduct informational EEO workshops.
  • Conduct compliance reviews and desk audits of construction projects.
  • Review contractors' affirmative action statements.
  • Aid contractors' good faith efforts to ensure equal employment opportunity in such employment practices as hiring, recruitment, promotion, termination and education.