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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)


Statewide Civil Rights Training
for WSDOT & Public Agency Staff, or Contractors working in the Federal Aid Program
Multiple Dates Scheduled from Feb.2 to Mar.17, 2016 - see brochures:
for CONTRACTORS (pdf 89kb)

Alliance Northwest - Attend the trade show and network with Federal and State Agencies as well as Prime Contractors.
When: Thursday, March 10, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Washington State Fairgrounds, Puyallup

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