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  • 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

    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

    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
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  • 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