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Delaware Department of Transportation

Civil Rights

On-The-Job Training Program

The Federal Aid Highway Act of 1968 was passed by the 91st Congress. It included a special section devoted to promoting and insuring Equal Employment Opportunity (hereinafter referred to as EEO) in the field of Federal-Aid highway construction.

Under the Federal Aid Highway Act of 1968, the inclusion of an approved affirmative action plan became an important element in the pre-qualification of contractors for federal aid projects. The On-The-Job Training (OJT) Program was identified as one specific area of Equal Employment Opportunity.

The primary objective of DelDOT's On-the-Job Training Program is to provide training opportunities for women, minorities, and disadvantaged persons which will increase their participation in job classifications in the highway construction industry.

Forms and Documents

State of Delaware Department of Transportation
Civil Rights Office
OJT Program
800 Bay Road • Dover, DE 19901
Phone: 302.760.2035    Fax: 302.739.2254

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