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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 Discrimination in Schools

U.S. Dept. of Education information on Disability Discrimination in schools.

Discrimination in Schools and Higher Education

U.S. Dept. of Justice (DOJ) website and The Civil Rights Division, Educational Opportunities Section, which, enforces several federal civil rights laws which prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, language, sex, religion, and disability in schools and institutions of higher education.

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.

Living in the United States: A Guide for Immigrant Youth

Information about many issues immigrant youth face when living in the United States. Topics include citizenship, Social Security numbers, taxes, public benefits, going to college, and more. English/Spanish/Korean available.

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.

Wages and Hours Worked: Child Labor Protections

This resource describes the Federal laws that are designed to protect the educational opportunities of minors and to prohibit their employment in jobs that are harmful to their health and well‑being.

Waivers of Discrimination Claims in Employee Severance Agreements

Many employers offer departing employees money or benefits in exchange for a release (or “waiver”) of liability for all claims connected with the employment relationship, including discrimination claims under the civil rights laws enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) -- the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Equal Pay Act (EPA). Includes what to do if you are offered a severance agreement in exchange for a waiver of your actual or potential discrimination claims, basic information about severance agreements, and when a waiver is valid.

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