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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Equal Opportunity Notice

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Equal Opportunity is the Law

It is against the law for this recipient of federal financial assistance to discriminate on the following basis:

The recipient must not discriminate in any of the following areas:

What to do if you believe you have experienced discrimination:

If you think that you have been subjected to discrimination under a WIOA Title I-financially assisted program or activity, you may file a complaint within 180 days of the event with either the recipient’s Equal Opportunity Officer (or the person whom the recipient has designated for this purpose); or the Director, Civil Rights Center (CRC), U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room N-4123, Washington, DC 20210.

To file a complaint:

Complaints may be mailed to the Employment Development Department at:

Equal Opportunity Officer
Employment Development Department (EDD)
PO Box 826880, MIC 83 
Sacramento, CA 94280-0001
Toll Free: 1-866-490-8879 
California Relay Service: 711

For your convenience, you may use the Employment Development Department Discrimination Complaint Form (DE 8498), to complete and mail your complaint. Complaints also may be submitted to EDD by email at

Complaints may also be sent to the Civil Rights Center of the Department of Labor at:

The Director, Civil Rights Center (CRC)
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Avenue NW
Room N-4123
Washington, DC 20210

More Information on how to file can be found on the CRC website.


The notice on this page is a copy of the official EDD publication and is in Adobe’s Portable Document Format (PDF). You may need Adobe Reader to view and print linked documents. Visit Online Forms and Publications to search, view, and order EDD forms and publications.