Employee Rights & Staff Complaints

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As a San José State University employee, you have Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Non-Discrimination rights based in law.

The Office for Equal Opportunity assists the campus community in matters related to the investigation of discrimination and sexual harassment complaints. See CSU Executive Order No. 1096 for filing discrimination complaint procedures.

In addition, all complainants may file complaints of discrimination or harassment with the State of California DFEH, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (OFCCP) whether or not complainants choose to use the university's complaint procedure. Time limits for filing complaints with State and Federal compliance agencies vary and those agencies should be contacted directly for specific information. The addresses and telephone numbers are below.


Department of Fair Employment and Housing, San Jose District Office

2570 North First Street, #480
San Jose, CA 95131
Phone: (408) 325-0344

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, San Jose Office

96 North Third Street, #250
San Jose, California 95112
Phone: (800) 669-4000

U.S. Department of Labor San Jose District Office, OFCCP

96 North 3rd Street, #410
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: (408) 283-5480

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, San Francisco Office

50 Beale Street, #7200
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 486-5555