Government agencies have staff who will answer questions from the public.
These agencies are a good source of information about the laws that they
administer. Their staff are busy, so you may have to continue to call
until you reach someone who will answer your question.
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Call 1-800-669-4000.
EEO-Reporting forms, call 1-866-286-6440. EEOC posters and publications, call 1-800-669-3362.
EEOC Training Institute (fee based), call (703) 291-0880.
Outreach and Training (free), Seattle for Oregon, 206/220-6877; San Francisco
for Northern California, 415/625-5618; Los Angeles for Southern California, 213/894-1045.
U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division -
Washington, D.C. (866) 487-9243. U.S. Department of Labor, Information on the
Family Medical and Leave Act, Washington, D.C. (866) 487-9243;
U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division - San Francisco (415) 625-7720;
Sacramento (916) 978-6123; Los Angeles (213) 894-6375;
San Diego (619) 557-5110; and, Portland, Oregon (503) 326-3057.
California Department of Fair Employment and Housing - Technical Assistance - 1-800-884-1684.
Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, Civil Rights Division - 1-971-673-0824;
Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, Civil Rights Division, Technical Assistance
for Employers - 1-971-673-1384.
Some government agencies have web sites that you may reach through the links on the Government Agencies and Programs page of this web site.
The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing has a web site at
http://www.dfeh.ca.gov/DFEH/default/. The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, Civil Rights
Division, has a web site at http://www.oregon.gov/BOLI/CRD/index.shtml. The EEOC's website is