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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.
Do you feel you have been discriminated against in a workplace because you were not given equal pay? This resource goes over equal pay/equal compensation discrimination and the process to file an equal pay/equal compensation claim.
Federal agency webpage with summary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), questions and answers, and a link to the federal regulations on the FMLA. The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides certain employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year. It also requires that their group health benefits be maintained during the leave. FMLA is designed to help employees balance their work and family responsibilities by allowing them to take reasonable unpaid leave for certain family and medical reasons. It also seeks to accommodate the legitimate interests of employers and promote equal employment opportunity for men and women. FMLA applies to all public agencies, all public and private elementary and secondary schools, and companies with 50 or more employees.
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.
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about garnishing the pay of a member of the military and civilian employees paid by the Defense Finance and Accounting Service.
Do you feel you have been discriminated against in an employment situation because of genetic information or because of status related to sickle cell trait? This resource goes over genetic information and sickle cell trait employment discrimination and the process to file a claim.
Use Form I-9 to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the United States. All U.S. employers must properly complete Form I-9 for each individual they hire for employment in the United States. This includes citizens and noncitizens. Both employees and employers (or authorized representatives of the employer) must complete the form. On the form, an employee must attest to his or her employment authorization. The employee must also present his or her employer with acceptable documents evidencing identity and employment authorization. The employer must examine the employment eligibility and identity document(s) an employee presents to determine whether the document(s) reasonably appear to be genuine and to relate to the employee and record the document information on the Form I-9. The list of acceptable documents can be found on the last page of the form. Employers must retain Form I-9 for a designated period and make it available for inspection by authorized government officers.
Information about the retirement system for state employees.
Do you feel you have been discriminated against because of your national origin? This resource goes over discrimination because of national origin in employment situations and the process to file a claim for discrimination because of national origin.
Detailed information for public service employers and student loan borrowers about Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). Includes "question and answer" style information for both borrowers and employers and a PSLF toolkit.
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.
Do you feel you have been discriminated against because of your status as a veteran? This resource goes over disability and other types of federal and state veteran discrimination in employment situations and the process to file a claim if you have experienced disability discrimination as a veteran.
The Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) (5 U.S.C. 8101 et seq.) is administered by the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) of the U.S. Department of Labor. It provides compensation benefits to civilian employees of the United States for disability due to personal injury sustained while in the performance of duty or to employment-related disease. The FECA also provides for the payment of benefits to dependents if the injury or disease causes the employee's death. Benefits cannot be paid if the injury or death is caused by the willful misconduct of the employee or by the employee's intention to bring about his or her injury or death or that of another, or if intoxication (by alcohol or drugs) is the proximate cause of the injury or death.