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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)
Ancestry
Color   
Denial of Family Medical Care Leave (FMLA/CFRA)
Disability (Physical or Mental) Including HIV and AIDS
Marital Status   
Medical Condition
National Origin   
Political Affiliation 
Race
Religion 
Retaliation
Sex (Gender or Pregnancy) 
Sexual Orientation

Download the Title VI poster
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
Email: DPW.Personnel@sfdpw.org

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
Employees   
Vendors
Contractors
Public

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

Accessibility
All Terms, Conditions and Privileges of Employment
Compensation  
Discipline 
Harassment Free Work
Environment (Including Sexual Harassment)  
Hiring
Programs, Activities, Services and Benefits
Promotions
Recruitment

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
Email: DPWTitleVI@sfdpw.org

Title VI complaints can be filed directly with the DPW 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. 

Last updated: 11/16/2012 3:06:54 PM