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  • Employment Discrimination

    Federal, state, and local laws require employers to engage in fair employment practices. When employees feel they are experiencing discrimination or harassment in the workplace, they often are unsure about what their rights are. This memo is intended to be a road map to job discrimination laws. It outlines the laws that prohibit employment discrimination, what legal remedies exist, and where to go if you feel you have experienced job discrimination. Read More

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    Legal Voice
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    Spanish / Español
  • Employment Discrimination - Intake Questionnaire

    This questionnaire will help us determine if you are covered by the laws we enforce. If you live within 50 miles of an EEOC office, we recommend that you bring the completed questionnaire to us to discuss your situation. If you mail the completed questionnaire to us, someone from the EEOC should contact you by mail or by phone within 30 days. If you don't hear from us in 30 days, please call us at 1-800-669-4000. Read More

    By:
    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
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    Spanish / Español
  • Filing a Charge of Employment Discrimination

    Any individual who believes that their employment rights have been violated may file a charge of discrimination with EEOC. This web page describes how. Read More

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    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Job Discrimination

    Most employment in Washington State is "at will." Your employer usually can fire you at will for any reason, or for no reason. There are exceptions to this rule. This publication explains different types of job discrimination and gives examples of each. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Sexual Harassment at Work

    Sexual harassment at work is a serious problem. It can make workers less productive. It can increase employee absenteeism and turnover. And it can hurt the health and well being of workers. Sexual harassment is not about sex. It is the harasser being hostile toward the victim or abusing power over the victim because of the victim’s gender. Read More

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    Legal Voice
  • Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity In Employment

    Discrimination in employment based on a person's Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity is a violation of RCW 49.60. Read More

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    Washington State Human Rights Commission
  • Workplace Fairness Web Site

    A comprehensive web site explaining employment rights. Read More

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    Workplace Fairness
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