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Basics of Workplace Discrimination

This resource goes over discrimination in the workplace including links to employment discrimination issue guides and process guides to file a claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) under federal law, Louisiana Commission on Human Rights (LCHR), and state.

Brain Injury Alliance of Louisiana

BIALA and United Spinal Association, LA Chapter provides information and support to survivors of brain and spinal cord injuries, their caregivers and professionals. BIALA and United Spinal Association, LA Chapter provides access to numerous support groups throughout the state for those dealing with brain and spinal cord injuries.

Disability Discrimination in Employment

Do you feel you have been discriminated against because of a disability? This resource goes over disability discrimination in employment situations and the process to file a disability discrimination claim.

Disability Rights and The Olmstead Supreme Court Decision in a Nutshell

Information about the most important civil rights decision for people with disabilities from the U.S. Supreme Court, the 1999 "Olmstead" case. The Court held that people with disabilities have the qualified right to receive state-funded supports and services in their community rather than an institution when a three-part test is met. Includes link to legal advocacy tools from Olmstead Rights.

Filing a Charge of Discrimination in the State of Louisiana

Discriminated at work because of your race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information? This resource goes over the process to file an employment discrimination claim in a Louisiana state court.

How to File a Discrimination Complaint with the Office for Civil Rights

Anyone who believes that an education institution that receives federal financial assistance has discriminated against someone on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age, or who believes that a public elementary or secondary school, or state or local education agency has violated the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act, may file a complaint. The person or organization filing the complaint need not be a victim of the alleged discrimination but may complain on behalf of another person or group.

Office of Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD)

OCDD gives information and services for Louisiana residents with a developmental disability, defined as a severe chronic disability caused by mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, or autism.

Retaliation in Employment Discrimination

Do you feel you have been retaliated against? This resource goes over retaliation as the basis of discrimination process in employment situations and the process to file a retaliation claim.

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Employment Discrimination

Do you feel you have been discriminated against because of your sexual orientation or gender identity (SOGI)? This resource goes over the SOGI discrimination process in employment situations and the process to file a SOGI discrimination claim.

Voter Disability Programs for Disabled, Senior Citizens, & Residents of Nursing Homes

Information about programs for voting rights from the LA Secretary of State for Disabled, Senior Citizens, & Residents of Nursing Homes

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