Website Accessibility Certification

Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) certifies that this website complies with Government Code Section 11546.7, as follows:

DFEH is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. This website seeks to comply with Government Code Section 7405 (incorporating Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act), Government Code section 11135, and World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, Level AA. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities.

All site pages are tested through a W3C compliant validation product to monitor compliance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. The product DFEH currently uses is Level Access – Accessibility Management Program, Analytics, Alchemy.

If you would like additional assistance or have accessibility concerns, please contact our ADA Coordinator at Accommodations@dfeh.ca.gov, or our website administrator at ITSupport@dfeh.ca.gov.

Accessibility features

  • Text alternatives and captions for non-text media
  • Ability to navigate using keyboard
  • User control to load or change features
  • Text contrast
  • Content descriptions for hyperlinks
  • Text labels, field sets, legends and captions for form field content
  • Compliant forms and PDF documents
  • ARIA for web application

Known Accessibility Issues

As of July 2019, we are working to resolve the following:

  • Table accessibility to ensure header and data cells are tagged and relationships defined
  • Informative descriptors for image links and text links
  • Custom controls for keyboard are accessible
  • Ensuring all pages have custom controls that provide proper textual name, role, and information
  • Ensuring all pages use appropriate use of buttons on their role and attributes
  • Ensuring all active elements receive keyboard focus or can be activated with the keyboard
  • Ensuring all active user interface components have sufficient contrast
Kevin Kish
(Original Signature on file)
June 28, 2019
Director
PJ Bajwa
(Original Signature on file)
June 28, 2019
Chief Information Officer