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Age Discrimination Resources (2)+

  • 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:
    Georgia Senior Legal Hotline

Basic Information (6)+

  • 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
  • Basic Rights on the Job in Georgia

    This document discusses the basic employment rights including rights regarding wages and hours, harassment, safe working environments and labor unions, excerpted from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004). Read More

    By:
    Carl Vinson Institute
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    Spanish / Español
  • 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

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Disability Discrimination Resources (3)+

  • 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
  • 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

Filing An Employment Discrimination Claim (1)+

Know Your Rights Articles (12)+

  • 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

    By:
    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Civil Rights-Related Information for People with Disabilities

    This section of DisabilityInfo.gov provides links to information on the ADA and other federal civil rights laws pertaining to people with disabilities, their families, employers and community members. Content Detail

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    DisabilityInfo.gov - Online Resource for Americans with Disabilities
  • 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

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor
  • 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

    By:
    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    Read this in:
    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

    By:
    U.S. Department of Justice
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Guide to Disability Rights Laws

    This document explains each of the Federal civil rights laws protecting people with disabilities and provides resources for disability rights information. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Justice
  • How to File a Complaint with the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

    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
  • In the military? Determine your potential need for legal assistance

    Legal Readiness Checklist Content Detail

    By:
    American Bar Association Legal Assistance to the Military Program
  • 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

    By:
    EEOC
  • Know Your Rights: Sex Discrimination

    Equal Rights Advocates provides straightforward, nuts-and-bolts information on women’s rights and remedies. This resource describes your rights and remedies when you are treated differently at work because of your gender. Content Detail

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    Equal Rights Advocates
  • Tradeswomen's Legal Rights

    Equal Rights Advocates provides straightforward, nuts-and-bolts information on women’s rights and remedies. This resource describes your rights and remedies when facing gender discrimination in a trade profession. Content Detail

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    Equal Rights Advocates
  • Whistleblower Rights

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

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor - Occupational Safety and Health Administration
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español