Learn how to recognize common types of discrimination, retaliation, and harassment -- and what to do if you become a victim.
State Laws Prohibiting Discrimination
Can I be fired because I'm overweight?
Our new policy is that all employees must be within “normal” limits when it comes to body mass index (BMI).
How can I get my manager to stop gossiping about my medical condition?
Managers are legally bound to keep genetic information confidential.
Learn about race discrimination in the workplace.
Language and Accent Discrimination in the Workplace
English-only rules and job decisions based on an employee's accent may not be legal.
When do jokes cross the line to become racial harassment?
Harassment is illegal if it is severe or pervasive enough to alter the victim's working conditions.
Filing an EEOC Charge of Discrimination
Learn how to assert your right to work free of discrimination and harassment.
How to Report Sexual Harassment
Learn how to protect yourself from sexual harassment at the workplace.
What Kinds of Behaviors Are Considered Sexual Harassment?
Sexual harassment takes many forms in today's workplace.
The Equal Pay Act: Equal Pay for Women
The Equal Pay Act requires equal pay for equal work.
Your Right to Accommodation During Pregnancy
Learn about your right to time off or other assistance during your pregnancy.
Will a Lawyer Take Your Sexual Harassment Case?
Find out whether a lawyer would be interested in taking your sexual harassment case.
Your Right to a Reasonable Accommodation Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The ADA gives employees with disabilities the right to reasonable accommodations that will allow them to do their jobs.
Is changing supervisors a reasonable accommodation for anxiety?
Find out about reasonable accommodations for anxiety disorders.
Disability Discrimination in the Workplace: An Overview of the ADA
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects employees from discrimination based on a disability.
California Laws on Service Dogs and Emotional Support Animals in the Workplace
Many California employers need to allow service dogs and emotional support animals in the workplace unless it would create an undue hardship.
Requesting Reasonable Accommodation for a Mental Disability
Under the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), applicants and employees with disabilities are protected from discrimination in the workplace. The ADA also requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation: changes to the structure, policies, rules, or other facets of the workplace that
Your Rights Against Religious Discrimination
Employers may not discriminate based on religion and must reasonably accommodate an employee's religious beliefs.
Age Discrimination at Work: What Are Your Rights?
The ADEA and other state and federal laws prohibit age discrimination at the workplace.
Sexual Orientation Discrimination: Your Rights
A recent Supreme Court decision prohibits sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace.
Discrimination Based on Gender Identity
Learn about your rights against transgender discrimination in the workplace.
The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act
This amendment to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibits discrimination in benefits -- and protects employees who waive their right to sue.
Workplace Retaliation: What Are Your Rights?
Learn about workplace retaliation -- and what to do if it happens to you.
Suing for Harassment or Discrimination
Before you can file a harassment or discrimination lawsuit against your employer, you have to bring your complaint to a state or federal agency.
Will a Lawyer Take Your Employment Discrimination Case?
Find out how a lawyer will evaluate your potential employment discrimination case.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission enforces federal laws prohibiting workplace discrimination.
What Damages Can You Get If Your Employer Retaliates Against You?
Learn how you may be compensated if you win a retaliation case against your employer.