Civil Rights

Internal Investigations

The Internal Investigations is responsible for investigating ADOT employee complaints of discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, and consistent with ADOT's nondiscrimination policy, PER 9.02. Complaints include allegations of discrimination, retaliation or harassment based upon race, color, national origin, religion, disability, pregnancy, age, sex or retaliation for having participated in protected civil rights activity.

The Internal Investigations also administers ADOT Policy PER 2.01 Americans with Disabilities Policy. ADOT is required to provide a reasonable accommodation for the known disability of an applicant or employee if requested unless the accommodation would either impose an undue hardship on the operation of ADOT or change the essential functions of the position.

ADOT is required to provide a reasonable accommodation for the known religious beliefs of employees and applicants if requested unless the accommodation would either impose an undue hardship on the operation of ADOT or change the essential functions of the position. The Internal Investigations administers the religious accommodation process.

Equal Opportunity Policy Statement

PER-9.02 Nondiscrimination Complaint System Policy

To file a complaint with Internal Investigations, please fill-out an ADOT Discrimination Incident Report (ADIR) and submit to the Civil Rights Office. Instructions for submitting an ADIR through DocuSign are available to assist you.

Contact Us

David Eagles, Sr
Internal Civil Rights Programs Administrator

Joleen Olsen
Sr. EEO Coordinator

Raquel Sauceda
Sr. EEO Coordinator
Internal Nondiscrimination

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Civil Rights

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other nondiscrimination laws and authorities, ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

De acuerdo con el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés) y otras normas y leyes antidiscriminatorias, el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT) no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, edad o discapacidad. Las personas que requieran asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles de ADOT en civilrightsoffice@azdot.gov. Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más antes posible para asegurar que el Estado tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.