Georgia

Discrimination at Work

Know Your Rights

  • Age Discrimination

    This page provides answers to a number of questions about age discrimination in the workplace. Content Detail

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    Workplace Fairness
  • Age Discrimination Laws and Information

    This document describes your rights under federal and state laws covering age discrimination. It explains the process to follow and provides information on how to make a claim. Read More

    By:
    Elder Law Committee of State Bar of Georgia
  • How to File a Complaint with the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties PDF

    This website provides instructions on filing a discrimination complaint with The Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties of the Department of Homeland Security. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
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    Spanish / Español
  • Know Your Rights on the Job Q & A PDF

    A publication by the National Council of La Raza to help safeguard Latinos in the workplace, Know Your Rights on the Job Q & A. The format of the Q & A is designed to educate Latino employees on their rights and how to combat common forms of discrimination often experienced by this group. Content Detail

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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    Spanish / Español
  • Affirmative Action

    For federal contractors and subcontractors, affirmative action must be taken by covered employers to recruit and advance qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. Affirmative actions include training programs, outreach efforts, and other positive steps. These procedures should be incorporated into the company’s written personnel policies. Employers with written affirmative action programs must implement them, keep them on file and update them annually. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Labor
  • Employment Discrimination

    The Department of Justice – Office of Special Counsel for Immigration Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) is a federal agency division that investigates employers charged with discrimination based on national origin and citizenship status. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Justice
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    Korean / 한국어
    Spanish / Español
    Chinese / 中文
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Information

    Equal employment opportunity (EEO) laws prohibit specific types of job discrimination in certain workplaces. This web site contains information about (1) federal laws relating to: Age Discrimination, Disability, Ethnic/National Origin, Color, Race, Religion, and Sex; (2) Federal Financial Assistance Programs, (3) Veterans, and (4) Immigration. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Labor
  • Whistleblower Rights

    Provides basic information on laws that protect whistle-blowers. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Labor - Occupational Safety and Health Administration
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    Spanish / Español
  • Americans with Disabilities Act

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications, and governmental activities. The ADA also establishes requirements for telecommunications relay services. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Labor
  • Americans with Disabilities Act - Answers to Common Questions

    The Americans with Disabilities Act gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. It guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications. This web page is designed to provide answers to some of the questions asked most often about the ADA. Content Detail

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    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination (Questions and Answers)

    This webpage lists frequently asked questions and answers about federal laws that prohibit employers from discriminating against their employees and applicants for their jobs. Content Detail

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    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
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    Spanish / Español
  • Getting Uncle Sam to Enforce Your Civil Rights

    This resource describes where and when to file your complaint if you believe that you have been discriminated against and want to file a complaint with the Federal Government. Content Detail

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    U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
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    Spanish / Español
  • Federal Protections Against Discrimination Based on National Origin

    This document explains federal laws prohibiting discrimination based on a person's national origin, race, gender, color, disability, religion, or familial status. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Justice
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    Spanish / Español
  • How to File a Discrimination Charge

    This web page shows you how to file a discrimination charge if you believe you have been discriminated against when applying for a job or while on the job. Content Detail

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    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
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    Spanish / Español
  • Job Applicants and the Americans with Disabilities Act

    If you are seeking a job or are new to the workforce, you should become familiar with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), a federal civil rights law designed to prevent discrimination and enable individuals with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of society. One fundamental principle of the ADA is that individuals with disabilities who want to work and are qualified to work must have an equal opportunity to work. This brochure, from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission answers questions you may have about your employment rights under the ADA. Content Detail

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    EEOC