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
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.
This office has the objective of increasing employment of persons
Provides information about the Americans With Disabilities
Act, including regulations, technical assistance, and accessibility
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
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.
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