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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Caltrans Equal Opportunity Program

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today in the case of Associated General Contractors, San Diego Chapter v. Caltrans (AGC v. Caltrans), affirming the California Department of Transportation’s outreach program to promote fairness and equity in its federal contracting. Download the opinion AGC brought suit in 2009 challenging Caltrans’ Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program, […]
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Updated: Lawyers’ Committee Presents Oral Argument in 9th Circuit in Support of Caltrans Equal Opportunity Program

UPDATE APRIL 16, 2013: A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld the Caltrans program ensuring that minority and women-owned businesses are on equal footing to compete for federally-funded contracts. Read the press release from the Lawyers’ Committee here. Download the opinion here | SF Chronicle | Sacramento Bee FEBRUARY 11, 2013 — […]
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EJS Applauds Equal Opportunity Victory in Caltrans Contracting Lawsuit

Sacramento, CA — A U.S. District Court Judge ruled yesterday that the California Department of Transportation’s equal opportunity program for contracting businesses can continue its mission to ensure that minority and women-owned businesses have equal ground to compete for federal stimulus funds and other federal contracts. “Federal equal opportunity programs, such as the one at […]
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