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

Vacant
Civil Rights Investigations Manager

Vacant
Civil Rights Investigator

Bradley Saran
Civil Rights Specialist

Lorraine Daniel-Palmer
Civil Rights Specialist

Civil RightsTitle VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at 602.712.8946 or at [email protected]. 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 y la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés), el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT por sus siglas en inglés) no discrimina por raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, género o discapacidad.  Personas que requieren asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o por discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles al 602.712.8946 o en [email protected]. Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más pronto posible para asegurar que el equipo encargado del proyecto tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.