Office of Equal Opportunity Programs

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Notice is hereby given, pursuant to 49 C.F.R. 26.45 that the City of Tucson has proposed an overall goal of 10%...

The Office of Equal Opportunity Programs (OEOP) implements and enforces equity policy for the City of Tucson. Specifically, the OEOP:

  • Enforces the Human Relations Ordinance, Chapter 17, of the Tucson City Code
  • Ensures the implementation and enforcement of non-discrimination policies in City employment
  • Reviews reasonable accommodation options related to demotions and terminations stemming from the expressed inability to accommodate an employee
  • Ensures that City of Tucson facilities, programs/activities and services are accessible to persons with disabilities in accordance with Tucson City Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).
  • Ensures that persons who do not speak English as their primary language and who have a limited ability to read, speak, write or understand English are afforded meaningful access to programs, services and/or activities in accordance with Section 602 of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
  • Investigates complaints from members of the public based on allegations that the City’s programs and/or facilities are not accessible to those with disabilities
  • Implements the Small Business Enterprise Program,  Chapter 28, Article XIII of the Tucson City Code
  • Implements the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program for federal transit and highway projects
  • Administers Equal Employment Opportunity by Contractors doing business with the City
  • Develops and implements the City's Equal Opportunity Plan
  • Provides staff support to various commissions including the Small, Minority and Women-Owned Business Commission, Commission on Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual, and Transgender Issues, the Human Relations Commission, and the Commission on Disability Issues (CODI).