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Understanding Discrimination Laws

“Laws Enforced by the EEOC” provides a brief summary of laws enforced by the Equal Opportunity Commission.

To protect your workplace rights, you should have a basic understanding of equal employment opportunity. Learn about the laws that protect you from discrimination based on your race, age, sex, disability, genetic information, national origin or religion. "Laws Enforced by the EEOC" contains information about the following:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • The Pregnancy Discrimination Act
  • The Equal Pay Act of 1963
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
  • Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
  • Sections 102 and 103 of the Civil Rights Act of 1991
  • Sections 501 and 505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008

Visit the EEOC website for more information including EEOC office locations, contact information and a jurisdictional map. If you have questions or need assistance on equal employment opportunity laws, call a career coach at 800-342-9647.

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