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Agencies that enforce laws prohibiting employment discrimination

  • United States

    EEOC Headquarters
    US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    131 M Street, NE
    Washington, DC 20507
    [email protected]

  • Alabama

    Birmingham District Office
    Ridge Park Place
    1130 22nd Street South, Suite 2000
    Birmingham, AL 35205

  • Alaska

    Alaska State Commission for Human Rights
    800 A Street, Suite 204
    Anchorage, AK 99501-3669
    907-274-4692 (Anchorage area)
    907-276-7474 (office line)

  • Arizona

    Civil Rights Division
    Arizona Attorney General

    Phoenix Office
    2005 N. Central Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85004

    Tucson Office
    400 West Congress
    South Building, Suite 315
    Tucson, AZ 85701-1367

    Prescott Office
    1000 Ainsworth Dr., Suite A-210
    Prescott, AZ  86305-1610

  • Arkansas

    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    Little Rock Area Office
    820 Louisiana Street, Suite 200
    Little Rock, Arkansas 72201

  • California

    Department of Fair Employment and Housing

    4800 Stockdale Highway, Suite 215
    Bakersfield, CA 93309

    Elk Grove
    2218 Kausen Drive, Suite 100
    Elk Grove, CA 95758

    39141 Civic Center Drive, Suite 250
    Fremont, CA 94538

    1277 E. Alluvial Avenue, Suite 101
    Fresno, CA 93720

    Los Angeles
    320 West 4th Street, 10th Floor
    Los Angeles, CA 90013

  • Colorado

    Civil Rights Division
    1560 Broadway, Suite 825
    Denver, CO  80202
    [email protected]

  • Connecticut

    Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities

    Central/Capitol Region Office
    450 Columbus Boulevard
    Hartford, CT 06103-1835
    [email protected]

    Eastern Region Office
    100 Broadway
    Norwich, CT 06360
    [email protected]

    West Central Region Office
    Rowland State Government Center
    55 West Main Street, Suite 210
    Waterbury, CT 06702-2004
    [email protected]

    Southwest Region Office
    350 Fairfield Avenue, 6th Floor
    Bridgeport, CT 06604
    [email protected]

  • Delaware

    Division of Industrial Affairs
    Department of Labor

    4425 N. Market St.
    Wilmington, DE 19802

    Blue Hen Corporate Center
    655 S. Bay Road, Suite 2H
    Dover, DE 19901

  • District of Columbia

    Office of Human Rights
    441 4th Street NW, Suite 570 North
    Washington, DC 20001

  • Florida

    Commission of Human Relations
    4075 Esplanade Way, Room 110
    Tallahassee, FL 32399
    [email protected]

  • Georgia

    Atlanta District Office
    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center
    100 Alabama Street, SW, Suite 4R30
    Atlanta, Georgia 30303

  • Hawaii

    Hawaii Civil Rights Commission
    830 Punchbowl St., Room 411
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    [email protected]

  • Idaho

    Idaho Human Rights Commission
    317 W. Main St., Second Floor
    Boise, ID 83735-0660
    [email protected]

  • Illinois

    Department of Human Rights
    [email protected]

    Chicago Office
    100 West Randolph Street
    10th Floor
    Intake Unit
    Chicago, IL 60601

    Springfield Office
    535 West Jefferson, First Floor
    Intake Unit
    Springfield, IL 62702

  • Indiana

    Civil Rights Commission
    100 North Senate Avenue
    Indiana Government Center North, Room N300
    Indianapolis, IN 46204
    317-232-2600 (receptionist)
    800-628-2909 (toll free)

  • Iowa

    Civil Rights Commission
    Grimes State Office Building
    400 E. 14th Street
    Des Moines, IA 50319-0201
    [email protected]

  • Kansas

    Human Rights Commission
    900 SW Jackson, Suite 568-S
    Topeka, KS  66612-1258
    [email protected]

  • Kentucky

    Commission on Human Rights

    Louisville Office (Main)
    332 W. Broadway, Suite 1400
    Louisville, KY 40202
    [email protected]

    Northern Kentucky Office
    Kentucky Commission on Human Rights
    20 West Pike St., Suite 108
    Covington, KY 41011-242

  • Louisiana

    Commission on Human Rights
    P.O. Box 94094
    Baton Rouge, LA 70804

  • Maine

    Human Rights Commission
    51 State House Station
    Augusta, ME 04330
    [email protected]

  • Maryland

    Commission on Civil Rights
    William Donald Schaefer Tower
    6 Saint Paul Street, Suite 900
    Baltimore, MD 21202-1631
    [email protected]

  • Massachusetts

    Commission Against Discrimination
    1 Ashburton Place, Suite 601
    Boston, MA 02108
    [email protected]

  • Michigan

    Department of Civil Rights
    3054 West Grand Boulevard, Suite 3-600
    Detroit, MI 48202
    [email protected]

  • Minnesota

    Department of Human Rights
    540 Fairview Avenue North
    Suite 201
    Saint Paul MN 55104
    [email protected]

  • Mississippi

    Jackson Area Office
    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    Dr. A. H. McCoy Federal Building
    100 West Capitol Street, Suite 338
    Jackson, Mississippi 39269

  • Missouri

    Commission on Human Rights
    3315 W. Truman Blvd., Rm 212
    P.O. Box 1129
    Jefferson City, MO 65102-1129
    [email protected]

  • Montana

    Human Rights Bureau
    PO Box 1728
    Helena MT, 59624-1728

Employment laws

Federal Fair Labor Standards Act

Summary of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (the federal wage law) from the US Department of Labor.

Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA)

Full text of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 from the EEOC.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Website dedicated to providing information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Summary of the Americans with Disabilities Act from the US Department of Labor.

Civil Rights Act of 1964

Legal highlights of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)

Summary of COBRA from the US Department of Labor.

An Employer’s Guide to Group Health Continuation Coverage Under COBRA

Fair Labor Standards Act

Overview of the Fair Labor Standards Act from the US Department of Labor.

Handy Reference Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Overview of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act, including 2009 amendments with new military family leave entitlements from the US Department of Labor.

Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA)

Full text of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA).

National Labor Relations Act

Frequently asked questions regarding the National Labor Relations Act.

Human resources

Compensation and Benefits

American Payroll Association

Provides education, skills, and resources.

Benefits News

News, links, and more related to employee benefits.

Compensation and Benefits

The most trusted and comprehensive resource for competitive pay and perks packages in the veterinary profession.

Financial Management of the Veterinary Practice

This all-in-one resource provides foundational financial information attuned to veterinary professionals. Learn how to establish sound operational processes, make informed decisions, and increase financial success. 


Health, Safety, and Security

HIPAA General Information

The Administrative Simplification provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration: details on the regulations, interpretations, forms, posters, and more.

Per OSHA, employers have a responsibility to provide a safe workplace. Read a short summary of key employer responsibilities.

US Department of Labor: Health Plans and Benefits

Be Safe Series

OSHA-approved staff training, including videos, workbooks, a manager's guide, and more.


HR Management

Information, resources, products, and services to help with human resources issues in eight areas: compensation and benefits, HR information systems, HR management, labor relations, legal, organizational development, staffing, and training and development.

National Human Resources Association (NHRA)

A human resources organization providing articles, resources, conferences, and more related to human resources management.

Practice Made Perfect: A Complete Guide to Veterinary Practice Management, Second Edition

The second edition of this bestselling resource covers key topics such employment law, inventory, marketing and social media, accounting, and more.

Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)

The Society for Human Resources Management provides news, resources, tools, chat rooms, and more for human resources professionals worldwide.

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Data and statistics on workforce composition that can be used for human resources planning.

Workforce Online

Resource for current events, tips, tools, and cartoons related to human resources and business.

Practical Guide to Managing Employee Performance in Veterinary Practices

Take the stress and stigma out of employee performance evaluations and turn them into an ongoing dialogue that yields positive results for you, your team, and your practice.

101 Veterinary Human Resources Questions Answered

Gathered by AAHA Press from across the veterinary community, these questions are answered with fun and expertise by authors Dobbs and Dunn. This guide is set up in easy-to-reference categories and covers topics such as employee morale and retention, hiring, interviewing, meetings and communication, performance evaluations, and more. 


Legal Compliance

Business Management Daily

Compliance resource center including publications and reports of various legislative issues.

Employment Law Information Network

A free legal resource website that contains information on federal and state laws, including news, articles, forms, policies, a lawyer directory, and discussion forums.

Job Accommodation Network

Provides free information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities. Plus, information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


Training and Development

American Society for Training & Development

A professional association providing resources on workplace learning and performance issues including information, research, conferences, publications, and more.

How We Do Things Here: Developing and Teaching Office-Wide Protocols

Train your whole team in office-wide protocols using this customizable resource.

State Departments of Labor

  • Alabama

    Alabama Department of Labor
    649 Monroe St
    Montgomery, AL 36131
    Fax: 334-242-3960

  • Alaska

    Department of Labor and Workforce Development
    PO Box 11149
    Juneau, AK 99811-1149
    Fax: 907-465-2784

  • Arizona

    Industrial Commission of Arizona
    800 W. Washington St.
    Phoenix, AZ 85007
    Phone: (602) 542-4515
    Fax: (602) 542-8097

  • Arkansas

    Arkansas Department of Labor & Licensing
    10421 W Markham St
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    Fax: 501-682-4535

  • California

    Division of Labor Standards Enforcement and the Office of the Labor Commissioner
    455 Golden Gate Ave
    9th Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94102-7004
    Fax 510-285-2118

  • Colorado

    Department of Labor and Employment
    633 17th St
    Suite 201
    Denver, CO 80202-3660
    Fax: 303-318-8400

  • Connecticut

    Department of Labor
    200 Folly Brook Blvd
    Wethersfield, CT 06109-1114
    Fax: 860-263-6529

  • Delaware

    Division of Industrial Affairs
    4425 N Market St
    4th Floor
    Wilmington, DE 19802
    Fax: 302-761-6621

  • District of Columbia

    Department of Employment Services
    4058 Minnesota Ave NE
    Washington, DC 20019
    Fax: 202-673-6993

  • Florida

    Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
    107 E Madison St
    Tallahassee, FL 32399
    Fax: 850-921-3223

  • Georgia

    Department of Labor
    148 Andrew Young International Blvd NE
    Sussex Place, Room 600
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    Fax: 404-656-2683

  • Hawaii

    Department of Labor & Industrial Relations
    Princess Ruth Ke'elikolani Building
    830 Punchbowl St
    Room 321
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    Fax: 808-586-9099

  • Idaho

    Idaho Department of Labor
    317 W Main St
    Boise, ID 83735-0001
    Fax: 208-334-6430

  • Illinois

    Department of Labor
    160 N LaSalle St
    13th Floor, Suite C-1300
    Chicago, IL 60601
    Fax: 312-793-5257

  • Indiana

    Indiana Department of Labor
    402 W. Washington St
    Room W195
    Indianapolis, IN 46204
    Fax: 317-974-2001

  • Iowa

    Iowa Workforce Development
    1000 E Grand Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50319-0209
    Fax: 515-281-7995

  • Kansas

    Kansas Department of Labor
    401 SW Topeka Blvd
    Topeka, KS 66603-3182
    Fax: 785-368-6294

  • Kentucky

    Kentucky Labor Cabinet
    1047 US Hwy 127 S
    Suite 4
    Frankfort, KY 40601-4381
    Fax: 502-564-5387

  • Louisiana

    Louisiana Workforce Commission
    1001 N 23rd St
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    Fax: 225-342-7960

  • Maine

    Maine Department of Labor
    45 Commerce Dr
    Augusta, ME 04333
    Fax: 207-287-5292

  • Maryland

    Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
    500 N Calvert St
    Suite 401
    Baltimore, MD 21202
    Fax: 410-333-0853

  • Massachusetts

    Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development
    One Ashburton Pl
    Room 2112
    Boston, MA 02108
    Fax: 617-727-1090

    Fair Labor Division, Office of the Attorney General
    One Ashburton Pl
    Boston, MA 02108

  • Michigan

    Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity
    105 W Allegan St
    Lansing, MI 48933

  • Minnesota

    Department of Labor and Industry
    443 Lafayette Rd N
    St. Paul, MN 55155
    Fax: 651-284-5720

  • Mississippi

    Department of Employment Security
    1235 Echelon Pkwy
    PO Box 1699
    Jackson, MS 39215-1699
    Fax: 601-321-6004

  • Missouri

    Labor and Industrial Relations Commission
    421 E Dunklin St
    PO Box 504
    Jefferson City, MO 65102-0504
    Fax: 573-751-4135

  • Montana

    Department of Labor and Industry
    PO Box 1728
    Helena, MT 59624-1728
    Fax: 406-444-1419

  • Nebraska

    Department of Labor
    550 S 16th St
    PO Box 94600
    Lincoln, NE 68508-4600
    Fax: 402-471-2318

  • Nevada

    Department of Business and Industry
    555 E Washington Ave
    Suite 4100
    Las Vegas, NV 89101-1050
    Fax: 775-486-2660

  • New Hampshire

    Department of Labor
    95 Pleasant St
    Concord, NH 03301
    Fax: 603-271-6852

  • New Jersey

    Department of Labor and Workforce Development
    1 John Fitch Plaza
    13th Floor, Suite D
    PO Box 110
    Trenton, NJ 08625-0110
    Fax: 609-633-9271

  • New Mexico

    Department of Work Force Solutions
    401 Broadway Blvd NE
    PO Box 1928
    Albuquerque, NM 87102-1928
    Fax: 505-841-8491

    New York

    Department of Labor
    State Office Bldg # 12
    W.A. Harriman Campus
    Albany, NY 12240
    Fax: 518-457-6908

  • North Carolina

    Department of Labor
    4 W Edenton St
    Raleigh, NC 27601
    Fax: 888-733-9389

  • North Dakota

    North Dakota Department of Labor
    600 E Boulevard Ave
    Dept 406
    Bismarck, ND 58505-0340
    Fax: 701-328-2031

  • Ohio

    Ohio Department of Commerce
    77 S High St
    23rd Floor
    Columbus, OH 43215
    Fax: 614-466-5650

  • Oklahoma

    Oklahoma Department of Labor
    3017 N Stiles Ave
    Suite 100
    Oklahoma City, OK 73105-5212
    Fax: 405-521-6018

  • Oregon

    Bureau of Labor and Industries
    800 NE Oregon St
    Portland, OR 97232
    Fax: 971-673-0762

  • Pennsylvania

    Department of Labor and Industry
    651 Boas St
    1700 Labor and Industry Bldg
    Harrisburg, PA 17121
    Fax: 717-787-8826

  • Rhode Island

    Department of Labor and Training
    1511 Pontiac Ave
    Cranston, RI 02920
    Fax: 401-462-8872

  • South Carolina

    Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulations
    110 Centerview Dr
    Columbia, SC 29210-1329
    Fax: 803-896-4393

  • South Dakota

    Department of Labor and Regulation
    700 Governors Dr
    Pierre, SD 57501-2291
    Fax: 605-773-6184

  • Tennessee

    Department of Labor & Workforce Development
    220 French Landing Dr
    Nashville, TN 37243
    Fax: 615-253-8903

  • Texas

    Texas Workforce Commission
    101 E 15th St
    Room 651
    Austin, TX 78778-0001
    Fax: 512-475-2152

  • Utah

    Utah Labor Commission
    160 E 300 S
    Suite 300
    PO Box 146600
    Salt Lake City, UT 84111-6600
    Fax: 801-530-6390

  • Vermont

    Department of Labor
    5 Green Mountain Dr
    PO Box 488
    Montpelier, VT 05601-0488
    Fax: 802-828-4022

  • Virginia

    Department of Labor and Industry
    600 E Main St
    Suite 207
    Richmond, VA 23219-4101
    Fax: 804-786-2376

  • Washington

    Department of Labor and Industries
    7273 Linderson Way SW
    Tumwater, WA 98501-5414
    PO Box 44000
    Olympia, WA 98504-4000
    Fax: 360-902-5708

  • West Virginia

    Division of Labor
    1900 Kanawha Blvd
    State Capitol Complex #749-B
    Building #6
    Charleston, WV 25305
    Fax: 304-558-2273

  • Wisconsin

    Department of Workforce Development
    201 E Washington Ave, #A400
    Madison, WI 53703
    PO Box 7946
    Madison, WI 53707-7946
    Fax: 608-266-1784

  • Wyoming

    Department of Workforce Services
    1510 E Pershing Blvd
    Cheyenne, WY 82002
    Fax: 307-777-5857

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