California Department of Transportation
 

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
Civil Rights and Labor Compliance Information

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

Title VI & Environmental Justice

Limited English Proficiency

Americans with Disabilities

EEO Contractor Compliance

Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO)

Labor Compliance

 

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

Please refer to the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) Chapters 9, Civil Rights and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises; Chapter 10, Consultant Selection; Chapter15, Advertise and Award Contract; Chapter 16, Administer Construction Contracts; and Chapter 17, Project Completion.

Helpful Information and Resources:

Caltrans Proposed 2008 Overall Goal & Methodology and
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program Availability and Disparity Study Report
(08/13/07)

California 2007 Overall Goal and Methodology (11/07/06)

Boiler Plate Specifications

DBE Annual Submittal Timeline

California Unified Certification Program (UCP) DBE Database

Race Neutral DBE Program Correspondence

Related Links:

Caltrans Civil Rights Business Enterprise Program

US DOT, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

 

Title VI & Environmental Justice

Please refer to the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) Chapter 9, Civil Rights and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises; Chapter 6, Environmental Procedures; and Chapter 13, Right of Way.

Help Information and Resources:

Title VI Brochures (PDF fill-in). Title VI brochures in several languages for use by agencies to advise members of the public of their Civil Rights.

Related Links:

Standard Environmental Reference (SER) for local agencies, Chapter 25

FHWA: Public Involvement

FHWA: Environmental Justice

Institute of Transportation Studies: Environmental Justice Handbook

Caltrans Title VI Program Plan and Title VI Guidelines

 

Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

Related Links

Executive Order 13166: Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency

US Department of Justice: General Guidance for LEP

 

Americans with Disabilities (ADA)

Please refer to the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) Chapter 9, Civil Rights and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises; and Chapter 11, Design Standards

Helpful Information and Resources

Detectable Warning Report on Color (FHWA Report dated 05/24/06)

ADA and ITS Earmarks (FHWA Memo dated 10/31/05)

FAQs about ADA

Caltrans, Local Assistance Memorandum Curb Ramps on Local Agency Federal- Aid Projects

DSA Access Policy 97-05

FHWA Memorandum-Information: ADAAG Detectable Warnings (Truncated Domes)

Related Links

US DOT: Equal Access to Transportation

US Access Board

US DOJ ADA Home Page

Division of State Architect: Contact Information for Access (ADA) Compliance Plan Review

 

EEO Contractor Compliance

Please refer to the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) Chapter 9, Civil Rights and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises; Chapter 16, Administer Construction Contracts

FHWA Form 1391 (xls) Instr1391 (doc)

 

Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO)

Please refer to the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) Chapter 16, Administer Construction Contracts

Related Links

FHWA Notice: Indian Preference in Employment on Federal-aid Highway Projects on and near Indian Reservations

Labor Compliance

Please refer to the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) Chapter 16, Administer Construction Contracts

Helpful Information and Resources

Listing of available Job Site Posters and Federal Forms

FAQ: Davis-Bacon Act

Related Links

US Department of Labor: Employment Standards Administration

California Department of Industrial Relations

 

 

   
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