How does Title VII protect me against employment discrimination?
What types of characteristics are covered under Title VII?
Is there a certain agency that enforces Title VII against employers?
Is there a federal law that protects employees who are disabled from discrimination?
Is there a certain agency that enforces the ADA against employers?
I believe my employer committed illegal discrimination in violation of Title VII. What should I do?
How do I get permission to file a discrimination lawsuit against my employer?
Can the US Department of Justice issue me a notice of the right to sue against a federal agency?
Can I file a Title VII discrimination charge against my employer one year after the discrimination occurred?
How long do I have to file a personal lawsuit once I receive a notice of the right to sue?
Can the US Department of Justice extend my 90-day time limit if I won't be able to file a lawsuit in time?
The EEOC didn't find anything in its investigation, but I think the decision is wrong. Can I ask the US Department of Justice to change the decision?
Will the EEOC or the US Department of Justice provide me with an attorney for my private lawsuit?
What can I do if I can't afford a discrimination lawsuit against my employer?
My attorney made many legal errors and inadequately represented me. Will the US Department of Justice do something about this?
How does the Age Discrimination in Employment Act protect me?
What agency investigates any ADEA discrimination claims against employers?
How does Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protect me?
I believe my employer is retaliating against me after I filed a charge of discrimination. What can I do?
It protects you by prohibiting discrimination by your employer based on certain characteristics. Your employer is also prohibited from retaliating against you if you assist in a Title VII civil rights investigation.
Your employer can't discriminate against you based on race, sex, national origin or religion.
There are two agencies that enforce Title VII. For state and local government employers, the Employment Litigation Section, Civil Rights Division, US Department of Justice is responsible for enforcing Title VII. For private employers, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing Title VII.
Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) protects qualified individuals with a disability from employment discrimination.
There are two agencies that enforce the ADA. For state and local government employers, the Disability Rights Section, Civil Rights Division, US Department of Justice is responsible for enforcing the ADA. For private employers, the EEOC is responsible for enforcing the ADA.
The EEOC is the main agency that investigates claims of discrimination under Title VII. Contact the EEOC to check to see if it's possible to file a charge against your employer.
The EEOC has authority to issue you a notice of the right to sue after an investigation against a private employer or union. The US Department of Justice has authority to issue you a notice of the right to sue against a state or local government employer.
No. Contact an equal employment opportunity officer at the offending agency to file a discrimination charge.
You probably won't be able to since there are time limits for filing, usually 300 days after the discrimination act. It may be as low as 180 days in some states.
You'll have 90 days from the time you receive the notice.
The US Department of Justice can't extend the 90-day time limit from the time you received the notice of the right to sue.
The US Department of Justice doesn't have the power to overturn the decision of the EEOC.
No, you must normally provide your own private attorney.
You may be able to find legal aid in your local area that'll be able to assist you.
The US Department of Justice won't help with claims of improper attorney representation. Contact your state bar association to report any problems with your attorney.
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) protects you by prohibiting discrimination based on age in employment.
The ADEA applies to people who are 40 years or older in age.
The EEOC has the authority to investigate claims of age discrimination.
Title VI protects you by prohibiting discrimination based on race, color or national origin in any activity that involves federal monetary assistance.
The EEOC can help you determine whether you can file another charge for the retaliation.