Government Agencies and Programs
United States of America
Enforces Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in
Employment Act, Titles I and V the Americans With Disabilities Act, and
the Equal Pay Act.
Enforces various laws that prohibit discrimination in employment, education,
credit, housing, public accommodations and facilities, voting, and certain
federally funded and programs.
Collects and studies information relating to discrimination, and submits
reports and recommendations to the President and Congress.
The Department of Justice has authority to issue regulations for Titles
II and III of the Americans With Disabilities Act, and to provide technical
assistance and enforcement.
Administers various employment laws, including wage, hours and workplace
standards; safety and health; and retirement and health benefits. Administers
executive orders and laws that prohibit discrimination, and require affirmative
action, by federal contractors and subcontractors.
Enforces Executive Order 11246, and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation
Act of 1973, which prohibit discrimination, and require affirmative action,
by federal contractors and subcontractors.
Formulates standards and policies to promote the interests of working
women, and to improve their working conditions.
Facilitates the communication, coordination and promotion of public
and private efforts to enhance the employment of people with disabilities.
Provides information about the Americans With Disabilities Act, including
regulations, technical assistance, and accessibility guidelines.
Hears and decides employee appeals of personnel actions taken by federal
agencies, including appeals involving discrimination and reprisal for whistleblowing.
Enforces the National Labor Relations Act, which prohibits unfair labor
practices by employers or unions, and provides for elections at which employees
decide if they wish to be represented by unions.
Administers the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended by the Immigration
and Reform Act of 1986, which prohibits employment discrimination because
of national origin, or citizenship status, against U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals,
and aliens with work authorization.
This is a good portal site with access to information about
government agencies and programs.
State of California
This is the home web page of the State of California.
The CDFEH administers California laws concerning discrimination in employment,
housing and public accommodations.
Provides a variety of services to the public, from wage claim adjudication
and discrimination complaint investigations to enforcement of California's
labor laws and Industrial Welfare Commission orders.
Provides services under the Job Service, Unemployment Insurance and
Disability Insurance programs.
This site has information on California law, legislative bills, and
State of Oregon
This is the home web page of the State of Oregon. The Goverment section
has information on Oregon government agencies and law.
This web site describes the laws
and programs administered by BOLI, and it Civil Rights Division.
Other State Non-discrimination Agencies - USA
Alabama - no state agency.