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Authorities Prohibiting Discrimination in the Workplace

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII): Prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA): Protects men and women who perform substantially equal work in the same establishment from sex- based wage discrimination.

Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA): Protects individuals who are 40 years of age or older.

The Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities.

Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment of 2008 (ADAA): The amendment makes important changes to the definition of the term "disability." Awaiting implementing regulations from EEOC.

Executive Order 13087: Prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

Executive Order 13152: Amends Executive Order 11478 and prohibits discrimination on the basis of status as a parent.

Executive Order 13145: Amends Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and prohibits discrimination on the basis of genetic information.

Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 (CSRA): Designed to promote overall fairness in federal personnel actions.


 
Last updated: 01-30-2014