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Equal Opportunity Office

Office Manager
Larry Ellis,
Equal Opportunity Office

605 Suwannee Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Tel: 850-414-4747
Fax: 850-414-4879
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The Florida Department of Transportation Equal Opportunity Office (EOO) was created to administer the Department's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program, Title VI Program (Nondiscrimination in State and Federal Programs and Activities), and Internal and External Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Program (Title VII).


Prompt Payment and Monitoring
Posted: August 29, 2016
As an affirmative step to monitor and enforce prompt payment and retainage requirements, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) posts prime contractor payment information on the Construction page. To access this information click here.

If you have any questions or would like more information, contact your District Contract Compliance Managers (DCCM), click here

Contract Compliance Manual
Posted: August 22, 2016
The Equal Employment Opportunity Construction Contract Compliance Manual is now official and published.  Central Office, District, and Industry Teams have worked hard to create a document that should help bring consistent practices to the EEO Compliance process. To access the Manual click here

Construction Careers Consultant
Posted: August 10, 2016
FDOT has contracted with Quest Corporation of America (QCA) to serve as its Construction Careers Consultant and to act on behalf of the Department in its efforts to recruit and champion the On-the-Job Training Program, Construction Career Days, and Career Fair events.  If you are a job seeker, a contractor needing workers, or just need more information click here

Business Development Initiative
Posted: July 6, 2016
Governor Rick Scott signed House Bill 7027 to include the establishment of a Business Development Program to assist small businesses in obtaining contracts with the department. The bill went into effect July 1, 2016 and is now a FDOT way of Business (see FS 337.027).

DBE Program
Posted: November 4, 2014
A video produced by the Departmental Office of Civil Rights (DOCR) that provides a quick overview of the DBE program, to view click here.