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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Federal
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces federal laws against discrimination.

It is illegal to discriminate against employees or applicants because of:
  • race;
  • color;
  • religion;
  • sex;
  • national origin;
  • age;
  • disability;
  • or genetic information.
In New York State, it is also illegal to discriminate against employees or applicants because of sexual orientation or gender identity.

It is also illegal to discriminate against a person who has complained about, filed a charge of, or sued because of discrimination.

Employers should also be aware that additional anti-discrimination laws are enforced in New York State. Click the following link to access further information.




For more information, contact:

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
33 Whitehall Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Phone: (800) 669 4000
Fax: 212-336-3790
bryan.white@eeoc.gov
ASL Video Phone: 844-234-5122

To file a discrimination complaint:

Call: (800) 669-4000 
TTY: (800) 669-6820

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