Discrimination

Information on discrimination and harassment laws, equal opportunities and equal pay.

USA :: Age discrimination

At federal level, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) provides for the protection of individuals aged 40+ against discrimination based on age …

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USA :: LGBT and transgender rights

Although Title VII of the Civil Rights Act has formed the basis for discrimination claims the Federal law generally offers no certain protection for this broadly defined group …

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USA :: Sexual harassment

Federal legislation Federal laws such as the Civil Rights Act 1964, provide for the protection of individuals against discrimination in the workplace based on disability, color, race, national origin, religion, sex, age, citizenship status and genetic information …

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USA :: Equal pay

Federal legislation The Equal Pay Act 1963 (EPA) amends the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), with the aim of abolishing all wage disparities based on gender …

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USA :: Types of disability

Section 42 of the US Code (12102) defines disability as “a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities of such individual; a record of such an impairment; or being regarded as having such an impairment …

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USA :: Discrimination

Federal legislation Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects people on the grounds of race, colour, religion, national origin and/or sex …

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