Employment Investigations and Civil Rights Compliance

We provide comprehensive services to ensure compliance with federal and state civil rights employment laws and City policy that prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation based on a person’s legally protected status in the workplace. Our office administers a discrimination/harassment complaint process for employees and applicants for employment. Our services include investigations, compliance audits, training, counseling, mediation and coaching. These services are provided to support the City’s commitment to cultivate a culture of excellence, respect, and professionalism, and a work environment free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

2nd Annual Oakland Juneteenth Fest

SAT JUN 19 2021 AT 12:00 PM TO 08:00 PM UTC-07:00

Lake Merritt Amphitheater | Oakland CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS

WEBINAR: Reflections on Juneteenth: The History, Celebration, and Forging Forward

WED June 16, 2021 11:00am-12:00pm Register Here

June 2021 is Pride Month!

Acknowledging the LGBTQIA+ community and Pride Month during the month of June



Contract Amount: Not to Exceed $65,000/year per contract

Contract Terms: Three Years, with Two One- Year Option to Renew

Required License: Private investigator licensed to practice in the State of California

Project Description: This RFP is issued by the City of Oakland, City Administrator Office Employment Investigation and Civil Rights Compliance Department to solicit proposals for certified investigators experienced in all aspects associated with conducting personnel, employment and equal employment opportunity investigations. The service is on an as-needed basis with multiple contractors, and the City will negotiate the scope of services, budget, deliverables and timeline for each investigation assigned. There is no guarantee of a minimum amount of work or compensation for any of the respondents selected. The City may select Consultants in its sole and absolute discretion. The contract will be awarded to the most qualified applicant(s) who demonstrates the appropriate experience in conducting investigations

Pre-Proposal Meeting (Voluntary): Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 10:00 AM via teleconference. The toll- free dial in phone number is (605) 313- 4154. Access Code is 797576.

Proposal Submittal Deadline: Submittals are due no later than Thursday, June 24, 2021 by 2:00 PM via iSupplier and emailed to the project manager, Davide Sahner at dsahner@ oaklandca.gov. Please log on to iSupplier to submit your online proposal before the deadline. Questions regarding online submittal through iSupplier must be directed to isupplier @ oaklandca. gov to the attention of Paula Peav.



iSupplier will not allow submission of proposals after Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 2:00PM.


All who wish to participate in this RFP must register through iSupplier at (https://www.oaklandca.gov/serv... - with - isupplier ) to receive addenda/ updates on this RFQ, submit proposals, invoice payments if selected, and direct notification of future bid opportunities.


Experiencing bumps when registering? Send email to isupplier@oaklandca.gov or call iSupplier support staff (510) 238 7643 and advise that you need HELP to expedite registration for this RFP!


The following policies apply to this RFP: Equal Benefits " 50% L/SLBE (waived per availability analysis but L/SLBE participation is strongly encouraged) " Living Wage " Campaign Reform Act " Professional Services Local Hire " Prompt Payment " Arizona Boycott " Dispute Disclosure " Border Wall Prohibition " Sanctuary City Contracting and Investment Ordinance


Please read Contract boilerplate and Insurance Requirements (Schedule Q) in preparation for your success.

For Answers to Questions:


Contact Paula Peav via email at ppeav@ oaklandca.gov or (510) 238-3190.


For iSupplier registration support, contact Dasco Munoz at dmunoz@oaklandca.gov, (510) 238 7643.

Asha Reed, Interim City Clerk and Clerk of the City Council, May 28, 2021 The City Council reserves the right to reject all proposals. OT 6579848; May 28, 2021

Upcoming AI 71 Training dates:

Standalone Training dates:

September 30, 2021

October 19, 2021

Supervisory Academy dates:

July 29, 2021

November 18, 2021

The training times are 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and to date all will be conducted via Zoom.

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